FREE Quick Reference Visual: Equine Muscles of Locomotion
A basic understanding of how the horse’s muscles create movement is essential to riders and trainers as they seek answers to training issues, and it also allows them to play an active part in keeping the horse pain-free and performing well by including bodywork in their regular care regimen. In THE DRESSAGE HORSE OPTIMIZED WITH…
Yielding to Resistance–A Lesson from the Masterson Method for Horses
With the Masterson Method of bodywork that relaxes the horse and relieves his body—including muscles and connective tissue—of deep stress and pain, you listen to what the horse’s body has to say and adjust your pressure (your level of touch on targeted Release Points) to get the result you want, which is the release from…
Top 5 Horse Books for Gifts on the Whoa Podcast with John Harrer
Have you started your holiday shopping in earnest? Are there a few horse lovers on your list this year? Check out last week’s episode of The Whoa Podcast for 5 great horse book recommendations appropriate for all disciplines and all levels of experience. CLICK HERE to listen now! And you still have until MONDAY…
Jim Masterson Gives Us the Lowdown on the Best Bodywork for Different Riding Disciplines
Jim Masterson is creator of the Masterson Method, an innovative form of bodywork that relaxes the horse and relieves his body of deep stress and pain through the gentle and light manipulation of targeted Release Points; the movement of joints or junctions through a range of motion in a relaxed state; and studied observation of…
Great Photos of Horses and TSB Authors–Happy Friday!
Sometimes, it feels good to just remember why we love horses. On this Friday, enjoy a few photos that capture why we all work so hard to have horses in our life and do right by them. –The TSB Staff www.horseandriderbooks.com
Great New Review of BEYOND HORSE MASSAGE by Jim Masterson with Stefanie Reinhold!
Check out the new review of BEYOND HORSE MASSAGE by USET massage therapist Jim Masterson with Stefanie Reinhold on the Great Books for Horse Lovers Blog: “BEYOND HORSE MASSAGE is a perfect stable stocking-stuffer for your international champion and your pasture potato, for your riding instructor’s school ponies and the adoptable horses at your local…
Come Find Trafalgar Square Books at Equine Affaire with Special Guest Cindy Meehl, Director of BUCK and 7 CLINICS WITH BUCK BRANNAMAN
The Trafalgar Square Books crew is headed to Equine Affaire in Springfield, Massachusetts! Equine Affaire, North America’s premiere equine exposition, will be held at the Eastern States Exposition from November 8 through November 11, 2012. This year’s event features acres of fabulous shopping and exciting presentations from some of the top riders, trainers, and clinicians…