Author(s): Gillian Higgins
Offers an 'inside-out' view of how the horse uses its body, that is presented in a graphic, easy-to-follow way to help you in improving various aspects of riding and training. This title includes practical exercises that demonstrate how to improve movement, build the right muscles and increase suppleness in the horse.
Gillian Higgins is a professional equine sports therapist with her own equine massage and manipulation business. She has a first class Equine Business Management degree and holds qualifications in human sports and remedial massage. In 2006 she began a lecture demonstration programme, Horses Inside Out, to great acclaim. Gillian lives in Gloucestershire.
Foreword; Introduction; 1 Inside the horse - an examination of basic anatomy; 2 The applied mechanics of movement; How horses move; Training and development; 3 Stretching and warm-up; About the author; Index.