From the author of the highly successful titles How Your Horse Moves and Horse Anatomy for Performance comes a completely different training manual based on the philosophy that ‘understanding anatomy improves performance and reduces the risk of injury’.
Divided into three main parts
Principles of Anatomical Riding and Training; E
xercises for Horse and Rider; and
This book contains a wealth of practical tips and exercises broken down into easy-to-follow, well-illustrated steps showing how riders can improve their riding skills and potential.
The author suggests ways to improve horses’ physique, posture, flexibility, stability, core strength, performance and movement, and how to reduce muscular and movement problems and thereby reduce the risk of injury. A practical and comprehensive riding and training guide throug the understanding of how anatomy can affect performance Includes practical tips and exercises broken down into easy to follow steps
Illustrated throughout with step-by-step diagrams and colour photographs Aimed at riders, horse owners, professional therapists, trainers and intructors
Author: Gillian Higgins Author Notes: Gillian Higgins is a sports and remedial therapist, equine therapist, rider and British Horse Society senior coach and anatomist. She regularly writes articles for equestrian magazines and is also requested to give quotes in response to ‘ask the expert’. She founded Horses Inside Out, an organisation which gives a fascinating insight into equine locomotion, training and management from an anatomical perspective. Previous titles include Horse Anatomy for Performance and How Your Horse Moves. Stephanie Martin is a literacy teacher, author and editor who has worked with Gillian on her previous books. (9781921966965)
Book Title: Posture and Performance
Publisher: Exisle Publishing
Format: Hardcover Number of Pages: 168