Equinamity-A Revolution in Horse and Rider Training

Equi-note 24 What is rein pressure?

What is rein pressure? rein pressure varies several times per second

Equi-note 24 What is rein pressure? Rein pressure on a trotting racer   Minimum-2n maximum-44n   Note: left rein/red and right rein/blue show median rein tension in newtons/n. (1 kg/weight equals 9.8 N/force).There are approximately ±36 peaks in 12 seconds, or ±3 peaks per second. Source: “Associations between driving rein tensions and drivers’ reports of […]

Equi-note 23 Hyperflexion-rollkur-damages the horse’s teeth

Hyperflexion-rollkur-damages the horse's teeth

Equi-note 23 Hyperflexion-rollkur-damages the horse’s teeth Source: top photo: dianefollowell.com; middle photo: horseproblems.com.au; bottom photo: [email protected]. Equi-note 23 Hyperflexion-rollkur-damages the horse’s teeth This is a difficult issue to try and pin exclusively on the rollkur problem. This is because tight nosebands, ill-fitting tack and hard hands are also identified with other forms of riding. However, […]

Equi-note 22 Hyperflexion-rollkur damages the horse’s visibility

Equi-note 22 Hyperflexion-rollkur damages the horse’s visibility Source: photo on left El Sevier, wp: photo on right Captive Animals Protection Society; wp Equi-note 22 Hyperflexion-rollkur damages the horse’s visibility In the two top images, on the left shows the visual field in front of a horse when allowed to carry its head naturally. On the […]

Equi-note 21 Hyperflexion-rollkur can damage the horse’s neck causing osteoarthritis

hyperflexion-rollkur can damage the horse's neck and nuchal ligament

Equi-note 21 Hyperflexion-rollkur can damage the horse’s neck causing osteoarthritis Source: Library.academialberti.de   Equi-note 21 Hyperflexion-rollkur can damage the horse’s neck causing osteoarthritis Previous posts have referred to damage created by constricting the trachea. This affects the horse’s ability to breathe and has an effect on the speed of the airflow. However, in addition, there are […]

Equi-note 20 Hyperflexion-rollkur-the horse is more conflictive because faster airflow is more turbulent and abrasive

Equi-note #20 Hyperflexion-rollkur-the horse is more conflictive because faster airflow is turbulent and abrasive. As shown in turbulent air around a car

Equi-note 20 Hyperflexion-rollkur-the horse is more conflictive because faster airflow is turbulent and abrasive Source: “Numerical simulation around a realistic generic car model with different rear profiles” by E. Guilmineau, Ecole Centrale de Nantes, France, HAL Id: hal-01202486 [email protected] Jun 2014. open access   Equi-note 20 Hyperflexion-rollkur-the horse is more conflictive because faster airflow is […]

Equi-note 19 Hyperflexion-rollkur-the horse is more conflictive because extra needed air gets caught in two key entrapment areas

Hyperflexion-rollkur-the horse is more conflictive because more needed air gets caught in two key entrapment areas

Equi-note 19 Hyperflexion-rollkur-the horse is more conflictive because extra needed air gets caught in two key entrapment areas   Respiratory tract obstructions   Source: “Airflow mechanics in models of equine obstructive airway disease under conditions simulating exercise” by Warwick Bayly 1997; wp The authors provide the following comments on the above chart: “It shows that […]

Equi-note 18 Hyperflexion-rollkur-the horse is more conflictive because faster airflow damages its throat

Hyperflexion-rollkur-the horse is more conflictive because faster airflow damages its throat likr a split pipe the exit speed is increased

Equi-note 18 Hyperflexion-rollkur-the horse is more conflictive because faster airflow damages its throat Source: www.southernwater.co.uk;   Equi-note 18 Hyperflexion-rollkur-the horse is more conflictive because faster airflow damages its throat There are several problems arising from the higher speed of airflow. They include turbulence of the airflow and damage to the soft tissues of the palate. […]

Equi-note 16 Hyperflexion-rollkur increases the horse’s conflict behaviour

Hyperflexion-rollkur increases the horse's conflict behaviour such as rearing

Equi-note 16 Hyperflexion-rollkur increases the horse’s conflict behaviour Source: photos #1 & #3: dressagehub; wp: photo #2: @SymbolsOfSaturn129; nkc Equi-note 16 Hyperflexion-rollkur increases the horse’s conflict behaviour How does this come about? To begin with forcing the horse’s head and neck into a contrived position causes stress. The horse reacts by showing its discomfort in […]

Equi-note 15 Hyperflexion-rollkur causes extensive physical and mental damage

Hyperflexion-rollkur causes extensive physical and mental damage, especially cholking

Equi-note 15 Hyperflexion-rollkur causes extensive physical and mental damage Source: 1st photo: pi; 2nd & 3rd photos: nkc;  Equi-note 15   Hyperflexion-rollkur-causes extensive physical and mental damage   The previous posts have shown that hyperflexion-rollkur has a very long history. Even though it was not recognized as such. Any health issues which would have arisen […]