Word of the Week – Relax/Relaxation


RELAX/RELAXATION – 1.Referring to the horse’s mental/emotional state:  calm, without anxiety or nervousness.

2. Referring to the horse’s physical state: commonly used to indicate the absence of muscular contraction other than that needed for optimal carriage, strength, and range and fluency of movement.

Usually the physical and mental/emotional states go hand in hand.

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