- Tendon training, age and maturity. How do your horse’s tendons become stronger? How can you give the best start to your foal?
- Tendon biomechanics, equine digital flexor tendons, and crimp. How does all that work then?
- A scientist’s perspective on scientific evidence.
- Isn’t it just a horse? Ode to a Hobo
- Checking for Lameness with your Mobile Phone
Category Archives: Biomechanics Theory
My left hip is too far advanced and as a result my leg is crunched up, little man has too much bend in the neck and his left shoulder has drifted out. Time to fix our straightness. Continue reading
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The equine back is gaining popularity as research topic, but it has a long way to go. It’s difficult to research, diagnose and treat because it’s so inaccessible and so complex. The most popular current model of the back is … Continue reading
When a horse pushes off the ground to take off or just to travel, they have to obey the laws of physics. Continue reading
Biomechanics is “The science that examines the forces acting on or within a biological structure and the effects produced by such forces. ” ~Hay, 1973 However equine biomechanics is generally used to mean the study of equine movement and the … Continue reading
As cursorial (adapted for running) locomotion goes, bottom of the food chain is really the lizards. They’re ahead of the snake, they’ve got limbs and even elbows to lift themselves off the ground, further increasing efficiency. However their shoulder design is a little primitive and … Continue reading