The fascia "internet" - free of stuck stiffness - restores self-carriage, conformation and mental confidence.
- Relief from anxiety & fear
- Improved topline
- Balanced stance
- Relaxed attitude
- Longer strides
- Better stopping ability
- Flexion improves dramatically
- Hind and tail freedom
- Heads & jaws balance
- Mental balance, poise
- Manes, tails & coats improve
- Better overall health & fitness
- Fewer injuries
- Progressive fitness
- Self-intelligent progress
- A true partnership develops for horse & rider
- Longer careers & usefulness
Trafalgar Square authors
Frederic Pignon, Margret Henkels and Magali Delgado connected at “The Mind, Body and Spirit of Horsemanship.” This workshop’s special quality is the emphasis on working with the horse’s agreement. “We do what the horse wants.” Margret was inspired by Magali and Frederick’s demonstrations at their Albuquerque Tamayo Workshop.
Riders who do fascia bodywork regularly often change riding exercises to match the horse’s abilities. Horses then progress rapidly. .A personal path with our horse is part of the excitement and fun.
THE BACK-STORY ON CONFORMATION BALANCING:
An avid rider with a BA in Journalism, my visual skills were honed as an artist, while I worked in newspapers & magazines. A riding injury in my 20’s created a keen desire for fitness and solutions for chronic stuckness and pain. I certified in Matrix Energetics, a Quantum Energy work founded by Dr. Richard Bartlett and embraced the “100%” concept. Through a horse show, I met Heller Worker Steve Johnson. His fascia sessions so profoundly restored my fitness that I certified in Equine Natural Movement with Joseph Freeman. Doris Kay Halstead’s Release the Potential book was another step. This “hobby” turned into a vocation, although I was over 50 at the time!
I ride trail and dressage on my Andalusian/Quarter horse mare and mustang. The Sally Swift Centered Riding program combines well with fascia work since it focuses on the rider’s body, as well as the horse’s requirements. Like Sally, I find many answers to riding problems are in the body’s ability to move easily and rider consciousness.
I am impressed and humbled by horses’ ability to tolerate our limits on their natural lifestyles. Gratitude always goes to the horse!