Saddle Pads

Saddle Pads

Saddle fitting is a multifactorial and highly dynamic part of our equestrian industry, one that is often poorly performed by non-qualified and improperly trained fitters. In a recent Research Refresh on the Equine platform, we saw that saddles fitted more than once...
Bow and String Theory

Bow and String Theory

The bow and string theory, or analogy, helps us to understand how the horse supports the weight of a rider on their backs, as well as how they achieve collection and self-carriage. An understanding of the mechanics of this process is essential if we are to develop...
Diversifying your Income

Diversifying your Income

We are experiencing unprecedented times. No one could have planned for an international pandemic (it’s not something that happens in most people’s lifetimes) and it is forcing a lot of re-evaluation – including a re-evaluation of our income sources. If our vet rehab...
You Choose Your Path

You Choose Your Path

‘Between stimulus and response, there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.’ Viktor E. Frankl I recently listened to a Facebook live with Marijke de Jong, where she beautifully illustrated what...
The Background Work that Sets Us Free

The Background Work that Sets Us Free

By Sasha A Foster, MSPT, CCRT I wake on Day 10 of our COVID-19 self-isolation. The spring sun is streaming through the window here at my sister’s house. The air is cool and quiet. The only sounds are the birds singing and Mimzy, curled next to me, taking her morning...