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Advanced Equine Studies: Saddle Fit for Horse and Rider, Including Anatomy of the Back, Medical Conditions, and Therapies
3 DVD SET – 4 hours of educational material
Nominated for Best Educational Program for 2016 at the EQUUS Film Festival to be held in NYC in November – Don’t buy or refit a saddle without watching this DVD. What you’ll learn in this 4-hour program:
Disc One – The Saddle: Surveys the myriad of design options, explaining what each option means for the horse and rider;
Disc Two – The Rider: Explains criteria for choosing the right saddle for your physique and riding style;
Disc Three – The Horse: Demonstrates fitting different body types and how saddle design can minimize conformational issues Also on Disc Three – Beneath the Saddle: Skeletal and muscular anatomy of the back, identifying pain and soreness, diagnosing medical problems, and discussing current therapies.
Saddle designer Ron Friedson provides in-depth analysis of the art and science of saddle fit for both horse and rider. He tells us how to fit hunter/jumper, dressage, and western saddles. Then he navigates through the seemingly endless options in saddle design available in today’s marketplace, focusing on those options that will guide riders to the saddle that will help make them safe, comfortable, and effective on their horses.
The program goes to Tufts University where Dr. Wade Tenney talks about the skeletal/muscular anatomy of the back and how it supports the saddle and rider. He discusses common medical problems that occur and how they are treated. Abigail Nemec, director of the equine studies at Post University, and trainer Mark Rarick team up with Ron and Wade to make complex issues easy to understand and pertinent to viewer needs.
ADVANCED EQUINE STUDIES is an award-winning series of DVDs ideal for all riders, equine caregivers, schools with equine programs, veterinary technicians, and youth organizations. These DVDs are fun to watch with college-level content to empower viewers to learn at their own convenience for Anyone, Anywhere, Anytime.
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