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Mel Equine, muscular equine locomotion, Emmett therapy, equine massage, horse massage, melanie harris, maitland
  • Mel Equine, muscular equine locomotion, Emmett therapy, equine massage, horse massage, melanie harris, maitland

    Interesting Investigation

    Interesting Investigation After walking around at Barrington Tops on the search for some brumbies (which we eventually found) I came across the skeleton of a brumby scattered and half burried on the ground. Believe it or not; but… Read More

  • Mel Equine, muscular equine locomotion, Emmett therapy, equine massage, horse massage, melanie harris, maitland

    10 Things You Might Not Know About The Horses Respiratory System

    10 Things You Might Not Know About The Horses Respiratory System 1. The horse only breathes through its nostrils. They do not breathe through their mouths unless they have an injury or abnormality to the soft palate. 2…. Read More

  • Mel Equine, muscular equine locomotion, Emmett therapy, equine massage, horse massage, melanie harris, maitland

    Advantages and Disadvantages of Lateral Movements

    Advantages & Disadvantages of Lateral Movements Lateral Movements are usually performed on good ground at relatively slow gaits and therefore pose few problems to the musculo-skeletal apparatus of clinically healthy horses. During the stance phase of a limb… Read More

  • Mel Equine, muscular equine locomotion, Emmett therapy, equine massage, horse massage, melanie harris, maitland

    Effects of Lowering the Head and Neck

    Effects of Lowering the Head and Neck Stretch circles and free walk (letting the horse reach forwards and downwards) are common movements during dressage tests; allowing and encouraging your horse to stretch down when being ridden under saddle… Read More