Mary Debono’s SENSE Method Tour Goes International!

Posted on September 15, 2011

  Mary Debono, a Guild Certified Feldenkrais® Practitioner and the originator of the SENSE Method, will be expanding her Horse and Rider workshop tour internationally in October.   Mary’s next stop is Imlay City, Michigan, where she will lead a two-day SENSE Method foundation class on September 23 – 24 at EquiSports, LLC.  On September Continue Reading »

Part Two: Improve Horse’s Bending with the SENSE Method

Posted on August 21, 2011

In my previous post, I wrote about Jill*, a rider who unknowingly sat with more weight on the left side of her pelvis.  Jill’s unbalanced seat made bending difficult for her horse and caused both horse and rider to have sore, stiff backs. I led Jill through a Feldenkrais® Awareness Through Movement® lesson that helped Continue Reading »

Are You Balanced in the Saddle?

Posted on August 16, 2011

Part One: Feldenkrais Method® for Riders   The voice on the phone sounded frustrated.  “My horse, Kali*, won’t bend to the right.  No matter how much leg or even spur I use, it’s a struggle. One of my friends at the barn gave me your number. I think she was tired of hearing me complain Continue Reading »

Sweet Pea Finally Heals Her Suspensory Ligament Injury

Posted on July 31, 2011

  The chestnut horse stood before me, her long mane gracing her arched neck. I watched as the veterinarian and the horse’s person looked at an x-ray of the mare’s left front lower leg, which showed a clearly defined suspensory ligament. The vet explained to the woman that the horse would not be able to Continue Reading »

SENSE Method Helps Filly Overcome a Club Foot

Posted on July 28, 2011

Paul* had great expectations for his part-Friesian filly, Gemma*. She was the daughter of his beloved mare and he had lovingly cared for the foal since her birth on his ranch. He had dreams of Gemma becoming an powerful sport horse. As time went on, though, Paul became concerned about how Gemma was developing. At Continue Reading »

Noted Hoof Researcher Visits SENSE Method Equine Workshop

Posted on July 13, 2011

Internationally-recognized veterinarian, hoof researcher and equine barefoot advocate Robert Bowker, DVM honored us with a visit to the SENSE Method Equine Workshop held in South Lyon, Michigan last month. Dr. Bowker participated as I led the class through a Feldenkrais Awareness Through Movement lesson, which is a series of gentle movements designed to enhance coordination, Continue Reading »

Mary and the SENSE Method Profiled in the Oakland Press!

Posted on June 1, 2011

“SENSE Method offered to help ease equine stresses” – read the full article in the Oakland Press.

Three-Part Series Published in Horses for Life

Posted on May 31, 2011

Mary Debono’s three-part series on Improving the Performance of Horse and Rider has been published in Horses For Life, an online publication, beginning with Issue 57…

Upcoming Equine SENSE Workshop in South Lyon, MI

Posted on May 30, 2011

All are welcome to attend our free Open House on Saturday, June 4, from 5 to 7 p.m. in South Lyon, Michigan…

Colorado Equine SENSE Workshop a Success!

Posted on May 30, 2011

Mary led an enthusiastic group in a horse and rider workshop May 13 -15, at the beautiful Happy Dog Ranch in Littleton, CO…

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