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How to do horse neck stretches

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The use of cavaletti or low-rise bars is a good way to “grease the gears” of the horse

Like us before practicing a sport we must stretch and move a little, the horse must do the same. Therefore, before starting our training session, we must prepare the muscles of the horse to make that effort. It is very important to heat at the beginning, and cool at the end, although, although there are a series of exercises designed to perform when heating, when cooling we can simply go at a slower pace, lowering pulsations. Even so, it is advisable to perform exercises that stretch your muscles again, such as working at long reins.

After heating, we will have a horse more receptive to our aids, easier to handle, more attentive and more willing. This will help to complete the training in a satisfactory and profitable way, in addition to promoting the mental health of the horse and making him live better experiences with you.

Warm up:

The heating It must constitute, as we have already advanced, a fundamental part of the horse's day-to-day life, before starting the most sacrificed training and exercises. To achieve this goal, there are numerous exercises that, practiced during that training session, will help us avoid possible injuries.

    Long reins: Within the exercises at long reins we include techniques such as “long and low”, “low, deep and round” or “long, deep and round”, as well as free reins. As we know, they help us to stretch the neck of the horse, as well as its upper line, then helping its incursion and placement, and avoiding the rig>

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