Category Archives: In the Saddle

Tips for Topline Development

The Longtissimus Dorsi, the longest muscle of the horse,  runs over the top of the back, basically running from the croup to the withers.  The rectus abdominus is the underside of the belly.  Muscles work in opposing pairs, also called antagonistic pairs.  The extensor muscle opens up, while the flexor muscle closes.  On a horse,...

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