Plan of action – Horse

Improve flexibility, strength, and balance.

Horses
– Stretching postures as tricks (clicker training method)
– Lunging and in-hand ground work program

  • Dancing with Horses: The Art of Body Language
    by Klaus Ferdinand Hempfling
  • Connect with Your Horse from the Ground Up
    by Peggy Cummings with Bobbie Jo Lieberman
  • Horse Training In-Hand: A Modern Guide to Working from the Ground
    by Ellen Schuthof-Lesmeister & Kip Mistral
  • Lunging program (attempting to translate from German using Google Translate)

This is an article about the program.
http://www.wege-zum-pferd.de/3/yvonne.pdf

– Equine Fitness program of stretching / massage

  • Equine Fitness by Jec Aristotle Ballou
  • Beyond Horse Massage by Jim Masterson with Stefanie Reinhold
  • TTEAM from Linda Tellington Jones

I’ll be posting links to available videos that have examples of the exercises for myself and my horses. Will be discussing from my personal library of DVDs, books and magazines.

Improve stamina & aerobic conditioning.

  • Horse hiking
  • Riding at a walk (even 4 beat gait while build up strength)

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