Here are a few tips to keep any stretches you do with your dog or horse safe and effective. Have a sense of what muscles you are stretching and why before you begin. Unless the muscles across one side of a joint are initially tighter than others across the same joint, you may create an […]
Don’t assume stretching is always good for your horse or dog! Depends on how it’s done, when it’s done, and how often, just to name a few obvious factors. (And yes, there are potential benefits to stretching, just some potential pitfalls as well.) In my books I teach a good alternative to stretching for the […]
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The latest from Horse Tip Daily Radio… Horse Tip Daily #173 – Megan Ayrault on Listening with Your Hands: Listen to all of Megan’s tips here . Listen Now, Download or Subscribe:
Here’s one of my first videos. I’ll be working this year on getting more short videos produced to share more techniques and tips, so stay tuned!
Here’s a fast, simple way to really help your horse’s wither area, which means it will help back, ribs and shoulders, but especially the back and ribs. Rest your hands on top of your horse’s withers, and rock the withers back and forth (right and left for your horse). Start with small movements (maybe even […]
If you haven’t already seen this video through the All About Animal Massage site or newsletter, here’s a link to a video taken from an equine massage class I taught, which shows a technique for helping your horse’s ribs, breath, and back (so therefore everything really :)) It also includes some discussion of the anatomy […]