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Published on Oct 18, 2009
Visit http://www.holistichorseworks.com/ April has put this diagnostic yoga for horses video together so more horse owners will get involved with understanding how their horse should be able to move-done daily you will have a different horse in just 30 days. If your horse cannot easily do these simple stretches then there are deeper issues needing a 'Distance Reading" see her store page for details. A much more fluid horse-wore willing to give to bit-leg-reign. Equine Integrative Therapies http://www.HolisticHorseWorks.com Want to learn more? Private workshops-in Auburn CA or group workshops at your barn-call for availability for a one on one 3 day intensive workshop $650-hands on horses--enabling yourself to confidently work on and release sore area's in your own horses. April also offers Cranial Sacral sessions for head shakers, flighty horses.
There is a DVD available to learn more about how to work on your horse yourself!
April Battles travels extensively helping horses and their owners come to a new understanding and balance of how to be able to move better together.
If you are wondering why your horse is tripping, short striding, pinning ears, swishing tail when saddled or asked for the trot or canter, April can help you find the issue and what the horse needs to resolve it.
Training issues - unwilling to flex at the poll, behind the bit, unwilling to extend the gait or canter on the other lead or stop quickly, a horse that turns better to one side than the other - these are all signs the horses body has restriction of motion somewhere and can not do what we ask of them.
These simple yoga stretches for horse will help you identify where the problem area is and help the horse work it out. If your horse cannot do these exercises easily, please call April for help as there are deeper issues to resolve.
You can have a well rounded, light on the bit, collected horse with smooth gaits and transitions that can become a fun and willing equine partner.
April can be reached PST at (530) 823-7321 or April@HolisticHorseWorks.com
This video was filmed at The Shiloh Foundation in Auburn, CA...a non-profit horse rescue. Visit them at www.theshilohfoundation.com. Donations are always welcome and if you're in the market for a horse, there are many up for adoption!
Special thanks to Paula Westeren for filming and editing the video and to her beautiful mare, Dakota for being such a star!