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Teeth

Routine dental care is essential to maintaining your horses health. Horses teeth continue to erupt throughout their life and are meant to...

Let’s Talk Toplines

There’s a lot of talk about wanting a “swinging back”, and emphasis on big lateral movement. To keep that theory in perspective I think...

High heel/low heel syndrome.

There are many theories behind HH/LH but the one I get behind is Dr. Kerry Ridgway’s. It’s the theory of laterality in horses. Just like...

Locking Stifles

Upward fixation of the patella and stifle dysfunction Stifles; analogous to our human knee and prone to nearly as many problems. One...

Wish Your Horse Would Just Stand Square?

Good posture is paramount to long term soundness and joint health. Signs of poor posture: Dropped/swayed back Uneven leg stance Base wide...

Posture vs. Conformation

Conformation: is the size and shape of the skeletal structure. Posture: is how the horse arranges himself Standing and in movement....

Saddle Fit

Did you know I can also help you assess your saddle fit? I can show you how and where your saddle should fit based on your horses unique...

Inflexible, or Resistant?

Most horses do not lack flexibility, they lack strength. 🤯 ✋ Now I’m not advocating against stretching. Stretching has many benefits....

Release, or Activate?

Just because a muscle is sore or reactive does not mean it needs to be released 🤯. Often muscles are tight and sore because they are...

How Do You Cool Out Your Horse?

The temperatures are heating up and with restrictions lifting your horses are no doubt getting more workouts. It’s important to have a...

Scars

Scars are something I deal with a lot in my work. We often look at scars as “healed”, problem solved. The truth is scars create problem...

The “Fly Twitcher” muscles

🦟 Since it’s officially fly season let’s talk about the “fly twitcher” muscles formally known as the cutaneous muscles! I’m sure you’ve...

A thought on Warm-up

Some food for thought on an effective warm up routine. We’ve always been taught to first walk, then trot, and then canter the horse and...

The importance of PT, in people and horses.

I thought this might be an interesting point to write about since I’m currently experiencing this first hand after tearing my ACL, and...

Goodbye Facebook.

Unfortunately last week my facebook account was hacked and the hackers posted some content that got my accounts deleted and me banned...