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Horse Geeks Episode 98: Why Use Groundwork With Our Horses

August 05, 2023

The Horse Geeks Podcast – Where we look at horses and riding from the inside out

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Topic: Groundwork with horses is much more than just tiring out our anxious horse or preparing a horse to be ridden safely, groundwork can be used during all stages of training and development of balance. No matter how well we ride, sometimes horses can progress faster with weight off their backs. Also discussed is the difference between groundwork that is unsupported and supportive groundwork. Depending on what advancement we are trying to make, we can use either version of groundwork in order to help our horse develop both balance and self-carriage.

Guest: Deb Romero, certified Alexander Technique Instructor

Host: Kirsten Nelsen, professional horse trainer

Developer of Training for Optimal Balance

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