WEEK 4: Deepening and Expanding the Skill of Relaxation on Restriction of Food

At this point of the Optimal Performance Program training your dog (and cat) knows by heart how to relax at the Restrictions of Food with the support of the cream

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Get THAT BIT Right

Many people turn away from riding with the bit. We all can see how much abuse is happening in the today’s world connected with misusage of the bits, pulling and

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WEEK 3: Relaxation on Restriction of Food

At this moment of your Optimal Performance Program Training, your dog should be able to respond spontaneously with Relaxation Signs and deepening Relaxation to most of the things that are

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Undoing that “KNOT”

“My horse doesn’t want to move forward” One of the most common signs of that the horse, even a very young horse, is suffering from the Digestive Tract tensions is

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Relaxation on Food for Humans (and Horses)

Although the RELAX THAT STOMACH Technique (from the Optimal Performance Program) is dedicated to the topic of relaxation of the digestive tract (stomach & guts) for horses, I promised my

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Making Transitions: You cannot pull a Black Card from a Red Cards hand

In this article you will learn how tensions limit performance, and affect number of behaviors horses can offer due to skeletal muscle tensions. You will also discover how and why

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Next Steps

You have successfully completed Optimal Performance Program! During the past eight weeks you have taught your horse how to recognize Spontaneous Relaxations of his body, and you have shown him

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FAQ

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Following Weeks: Teaching Complex Behaviors with OPP

Saddling and Mounting using OPP Principles: From Relaxation on Restrictions, and Difficulties to Preparation to Saddling From Relaxation on Difficulties, to Relaxation on Saddling Relaxation on Saddling and Mounting with

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WEEK 9: Relaxation on Changing Movement Patterns

WEEK 9: Relaxation on Changing Movement Patterns Movement Patterns define how your horse moves. Teaching new movement patterns is an essential part of horse training. You need to teach your

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