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Basics about anatomy and biomechanics – Part 5: The various neck postures

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Basics about anatomy and biomechanics – Part 5: The various neck postures

This article helps to see which neck posture is good or bad for the horse.

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Basics about anatomy and biomechanics – Part 4: 
The equine neck

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Basics about anatomy and biomechanics – Part 4: 
The equine neck

Concerning the neck of the horse, “nob down” is not enough; actually quite the contrary.

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Basics about anatomy and biomechanics – Part 3: 
Bending the haunches

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Basics about anatomy and biomechanics – Part 3: 
Bending the haunches

A collected horse will shift his center of gravity backwards, hence the forehand will be lifted and becomes lighter and the back is raised.

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What is violence?

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What is violence?

In many discussions about the bad and cruel treatment many horses have to live with, we are told that we should first define what violence means after all…

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Article about our lungeing course

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Article about our lungeing course

Read this article in order to learn more about our course in lungeing.

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Basics about anatomy and biomechanics – Part 2: 
The importance of the hindquarters

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Basics about anatomy and biomechanics – Part 2: 
The importance of the hindquarters

In order to have the horses back muscles start working from the rear, you will need actively forward stepping hindquarters.

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