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As Optimal Performance Program PRO Trainer, you are going to work with clients’ horses, and not with the clients. This means that the Optimal Performance Program Relaxation Technique will be

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When accepting the new horse in for the Optimal Performance Program Training, it’s very important for you to evaluate the horse’s tensions. How to evaluate the Horse’s Tensions? Ask the

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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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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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WEEK 8: Relaxation on Elevated Heart Rate

WEEK 8: Relaxation on Elevated Heart Rate The ability to maintain and deepen muscle relaxation during movement with an elevated heart rate is the basic ability that distinguishes an ordinary

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WEEK 7: Relaxation on Difficulties

WEEK 7: Relaxation on Difficulties Difficulty is everything that evokes tension in your horse: the exercise he is doing, but also the one he expects. Going into a new task,

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WEEK 6: Relaxation on Restriction of Movement

WEEK 6: Relaxation on Restriction of Movement Horses are not coping very well with restrictions. Any restriction to the horse’s movement or suddenly felt desire is tensing the body in

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