Proprioception

December 2017

Find Your Body, Find Your Horse by Shelbie Fredenhagen   proprioception pro·pri·o·cep·tion (prō’prē-ō-sěp’shən) n. The unconscious perception of movement and spatial orientation arising from stimuli within the body itself. The American Heritage® Stedman’s Medical Dictionary Riding demands that we tie our awareness into our horse and ourselves. Riding is all about expanding …

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Control Your Body, Control Your Horse

November 2017

3 Body-Awareness Exercises by Shelbie Fredenhagen   “Movement is a medicine for creating change in a person’s physical, emotional, and mental state.” Carol Welch The first step to an effective leg while riding is to create body awareness and relaxed control. Without this, we either consciously or subconsciously block and hold …

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