How Your Horse Moves: A Unique Visual Guide to Improving Performance - Gillian Higgins, Stephanie Martin

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This title offers a fascinating ‘inside-out’ view of how the horse uses its body, that is presented in a graphic, easy-to-follow way to aid you in improving all aspects of riding and training. Discover the true effect of riding and training on each part of the horse by seeing the skeleton and major muscles painted on the outside. It includes practical exercises that demonstrate how to improve movement, build the right muscles and increase suppleness in the horse. It includes step-by-step guidance on the correct way to warm-up your horse and stretching routines to help guard against injury. Unlike other books on biomechanics and anatomy “How Your Horse Moves” is truly applied.

Gillian Higgins is an author, anatomical artist, equine and human therapist, functional anatomist and biomechanist. She has a special interest in assessing movement, compensation patterns and designing exercise programmes for rehabilitation and maintenance. In 2007 Gillian founded Horses Inside Out to show riders, trainers, therapists and other equine professionals how understanding equine anatomy and biomechanics can improve welfare, performance and reduce the risk of injury. Based on the latest scientific research and using live painted horses and slow motion video, Gillian, who is now recognised worldwide, runs an annual conference and courses for both horse owners and professionals in anatomy, biomechanics, assessing movement, massage and stretching. On a personal note Gillian owns two horses is a BHS senior coach and has evented up to advanced level. She has published several books and DVD’s. There is a wealth of information, articles and videos on her website www.HorsesInsideOUt.com.

  • Vazba: lepená
  • Počet stran: 160
  • Nakladatel: David & Charles; Reprint edition (26 Aug. 2011)
  • Jazyk: angličtina
  • ISBN-13: 978-1446300992
  • Rozměry: 19 x 1.3 x 25.4 cm
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