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Inner Horseman back issues Years 2003 2004

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THE INNER HORSEMAN -- 2001
Deep Theme: Inner Horsemanship
Physical Theme: Bits & Bitting

Detailed anatomy studies of the upper neck and head. Reprint of the 1803 Don Juan Segundo treatise on bitting. Notes on noseband design and function. Also: Nervous system anatomy; gait study (canter transitions); deep relationship of colic and migraine; contraction vs. decontraction of the topline; horse-handler relationship; "Painty and the Trampoline" poem; what is classical riding; teaching the plie bow; the main object in starting young horses; historical review of Black Beauty; difference between rough and firm; Tom Dorrance Benefit report. Also includes the Harry Whitney articles and deep horsemanship insights by John S. Rarey from 1856.

THE INNER HORSEMAN -- 2002
Deep Theme: Finding the Softness
Physical Theme: Saddle Design & Fit

Spectacular dissections of the back with relevance to saddle fit, with passive and active support systems. Review of the movie "Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron"; "Free Lungeing" by Stephen Mackenzie; "Losing Less Money Raising Horses" by Margaret Gardiner; "The Horse Gods" by Millie Hunt Porter. Riding one step at a time; notes on equine dentistry; Gervaise Markham's 1614 Cheape and Goode Husbandrie; more on John S. Rarey; translation of Gustav Rau's 1935 "Judging the Warmblood Horse"; what is contact; purpose of arena figures; Newcastle's conceit; Year of the Horse.

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