This combo includes the following products:
Light to the Core: Gentle Techniques That Ease, Enhance, and Reset Physical Interconnections Deep Within the Equine Body, DVD
Improve your horse’s health and performance. Get ready to discover subtle, gentle, simple bodywork that has the ability to profoundly affect the deepest interconnections of the horse’s body. The Masterson Method® Light Touch gives you an invaluable tool – at last, a technique that is easy for you to do on the outside of your horse’s body while managing to release accumulated tension, strain, and stress far within. This 145 minute DVD provides all you need to get started:
- Fantastic 3-D graphics to familiarize you with essential interconnections inside the horse’s body.
- Clear analysis of the specific areas of the horse where Light Touch can be most effective.
- Step-by-step instruction demonstrating how to successfully apply individual techniques.
- Ideas for problem-solving common behavior and performance issues including a young horse case study with Jim resolving trouble spots using Light Touch in real-time
Beyond Horse Massage DVD
A companion to the book of the same name, this DVD is a step by step visual guide, with each technique clearly filmed and explained in detail. Jim shows a complete treatment that covers the neck, shoulder, and back. He has used this treatment to improve performance on thousands of horses – and you can too!
By using these techniques, and knowing the responses to look for, you are able to:
- Achieve a release of accumulated stress in deep-seated key junctions of the horse’s body that affects mobility, comfort, attitude, training, and performance
- Restore muscular and structural balance, and natural alignment
- Enable your horse to perform optimally and respond to your training without stiffness and pain.
Equine Massage for Performance Horses DVD
This is a step by step video where is Jim demonstrates the Masterson Method® on 3 different horses, allowing the viewer to see a broad range of responses. Whether you are a professional or a horse owner, this will be an invaluable video to add to your collection. Each technique is clearly filmed and explained in detail. This is the perfect DVD for students new to equine bodywork. Jim shows a complete treatment that covers the neck, shoulders, and back.
In this 75 minutes hands-on guide, Jim Masterson shows 24 specific techniques to loosen muscles, increase performance, and over 30 tips for a successful treatment. Most importantly, Jim demonstrates how to use the horse’s response to guide your treatment. Once you know the 8 responses to look for, you will know exactly where to work and for how long to work.
Dressage Movements Revealed DVD
In this fascinating, 175 minute, two-disc DVD set, Jim Masterson, creator of the Masterson Method®, teams up with USDF Bronze, Silver, and Gold Medalist Betsy Steiner, renowned author and artist Susan Harris (creator of the Anatomy in Motion® DVD series), and Coralie Hughes, USDF Bronze Medalist, and Masterson Method® certified practitioner and instructor. Together, this team of experts demonstrates the unique demands put on the physiology of the modern dressage horse; how this affects his training; and what riders can do to improve the horse’s ability to perform the movements required at different levels.
Whole Horse Video Series, DVD
This video series follows Jim Masterson working on his client’s horses at the Winter Equestrian Festival Horse Show. By following Jim into the stalls you get a bird’s eye view of Jim using The Masterson Method® techniques on different horses. All Whole Horse videos are a compilation of bodywork done on performance horses during a horse’s show season. Evaluations and Masterson Method techniques were used during each of these sessions. These are not intended specifically as teaching videos, but as a “bird’s eye view” of Jim working on a variety of horses during the show season. Watching Jim working on horses is a valuable clue to timing, softness, and level of feel.