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Your Horse’s Basic Anatomy (and Biomechanics) SIMPLIFIED by Jim Masterson

Posted by on Jun 25, 2018 in BLOG, Jim Masterson, Training Tips | 0 comments

A basic understanding of your horse’s biomechanics helps to improve the quality of performance by giving the rider a mental reference for...

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Q and A Interview with Jim Masterson – by Writer Shan Boggs

Posted by on Apr 23, 2018 in BLOG, Jim Masterson, Training Tips | 0 comments

  SHAN: What first attracted you to physical therapy for horses? JIM: When I was grooming hunter-jumpers on the show circuit, trainers...

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Releasing Tension in the Poll and Atlas Using the Head-Down Technique by Jim Masterson

Posted by on Feb 5, 2018 in BLOG, Jim Masterson, Training Tips | 0 comments

The junction between the poll and the atlas is the most important junction in the horse. It’s through this portal that the nervous...

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What is the Masterson Method? by Jim Masterson

Posted by on Aug 18, 2017 in BLOG, Jim Masterson, Training Tips | 0 comments

Jim Masterson – The Masterson Method—Integrated Equine Performance Bodywork—is a unique, interactive method of equine bodywork in...

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Unlocking TMJ Tension with Equine Bodywork by Jim Masterson

Posted by on Mar 31, 2017 in BLOG, Jim Masterson, Training Tips | 0 comments

Unlocking TMJ Tension with Equine Bodywork The temporo-mandibular joint (TMJ) is the junction of the upper and lower jaw. As such, the...

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What’s It All About? Masterson Method Equine Facilitated Therapies by Jim Masterson

Posted by on Nov 14, 2016 in BLOG, Jim Masterson, Training Tips | 0 comments

This puts into words a sentiment humans have recognized for a long time: that there’s a quality to the horse beyond its physical...

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