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The Horse's Muscles in Motion

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This book aims to show how the horse’s muscles work and explains how this knowledge can be put to good use in riding, whether in competition or for recreation. Using her own careful anatomical drawings, Sara Wyche studies the skeleton, the action of the muscles, and the role of the nervous system before applying this information to various riding situations. The demands pl ...more
Hardcover, 128 pages
Published March 1st 2002 by Crowood Press (first published 2002)
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Jul 16, 2016 Kirsten rated it it was amazing
Shelves: anatomy-class
This book is a revelation. I have never seen equine anatomy explained in such unconventional terms but that is precisely why this book makes it possible to comprehend. This book illustrates - the drawings are actually quite simple - how horses are exquisitely wired, and how we as riders/handlers affect that exquisite wiring, and mostly, how what happens at one point of a horse will no doubt have an effect on another point. Mind-blowingly original.
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Provides very clear understanding of the mechanical implications of equine anatomy. Includes comments on how rider and training effect mechanics.
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