Happy, Healthy Dressage Episodes

EP118: Well-Being & Partnership with Dr. Lily Wilson

EP118: Well-Being & Partnership with Dr. Lily Wilson

In this episode, I am joined by Dr. Lily Wilson, a veterinary surgeon that has created a new way of helping horse owners take the very best care of their equine partners. Her special interests are: species-appropriate husbandry; anatomy and locomotion; pain physiology; ethical training; and mutually beneficial coexistence of people with the natural world. Lily is now combining her passions into a service that guides animal guardians to nurture all-round...

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EP117: 9+1 Conversations

EP117: 9+1 Conversations

In this episode I’ll talk about the 9+1 conversations you can have with your horse and how to use them to create different gymnastic movements and exercises. This episode will give you a new way of observing your horse and new exercises to try.

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EP112: Complicating The Half Halt

EP112: Complicating The Half Halt

In this episode I will explore the elusive, confusing, mystifying mystery known as the half halt – the dressage student’s white whale. Many other teachers have gone before me, claiming to be able to simplify it, demystify it and clarify it but they end up just complicating it. I’m usually pretty good at explaining things… So is this episode going to clarify or confuse or complicate the half halt even more? I guess you’ll have to listen to find...

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