Articles 2017-09-28T21:51:43+00:00

Every Horse is a Song by Coralie Hughes

By Coralie Hughes ~ I am often struck by the similarities between what it takes to ride well and what it takes to be a good practitioner of the Masterson Method. At a recent dressage training clinic I attended, the internationally famous trainer kept repeating "every horse is a song", with the admonition that the rider and trainer must find the tempo and rhythm that fits each horse's song. I found this to be

August 14th, 2017|Categories: Articles|Tags: |

The Tense TMJ

Temporal mandibular joint issues can create tension in the poll, and vice-versa says, equine bodywork therapist Jim Masterson. And conversely, pain or restriction in the poll will affect other parts of the body. “Issues in your horse’s body have a way of reflecting in his poll and atlas,” explains Masterson. Therefore, tension and pain he might have from a sore back or compensation for pain in other places - such as the feet -

August 14th, 2017|Categories: Articles|Tags: , |