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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…

Feldenkrais® is Worth the Search, Fans Say

Posted on May 20, 2011

All Gary David wanted was relief from chronic back pain. What he got was the kind of side effect most racquetball players are aching for: a peppier, more focused game. His serve became smoother, his forehand more forceful, and the…

Helping a Dog in Pain

Posted on May 5, 2011

As Sara and Boomer Bear, a black 12-year-old Standard Poodle, entered my office, it was apparent that the dog was having difficulty walking. Even more distressing was that he was in quite a lot of pain — pain that a team of veterinarians couldn’t find a cause for. Boomer’s rapid, shallow breathing was an attempt Continue Reading »

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