Bladder Meridian Technique

Bladder Meridian Technique   Goal: To bypass the Horse’s survival-defense response and connect directly with the part of the horse’s nervous system that holds and releases tension.   The results: This simple yet powerful Technique establishes the basis of communication between you and the horse through touch and response. It puts you both on the…

Head Up Technique on Shoulder

Head Up Technique on Shoulder   This article is the third of three.  As we said last week, there are three ways to do the Head Up Techniques:   a) Chin Lift (Hands Under Chin) b) Head in Arm c) Head on Shoulder   This week we will work on c) Head Up on Shoulder…

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…