Improving your own breathing
'Freedom from Asthma' by Alexander Stalmatski
'Close Your Mouth: Buteyko Breathing Clinic self help manual' by Patrick McKeown
Handy paperbacks available from Amazon etc. Both books are relevent for a wide range of ailments, not just asthma. They give a layman's explanation of the physiology behind Buteyko and self help exercises.
Website of the authorised Buteyko organisation
Website of the leading Buteyko practitioner in the UK, Jill McGowan. Follow this if you want to find out about doing a Buteyko workshop or if you are interested in training as a Buteyko practitioner.
Paul O Connell's site provides concise information on Buteyko with particular attention given to its application for asthma, sleep apnoea, snoring, insomnia, nasal problems, anxiety and general health improvements
The Science of Breathing
Details of breathing physiology in this free download kindly made available with permission from the author;
A brief overview of the Chemistry of Respiration and the Breathing Heart Rate
Peter M. Litchfield, PhD in California Biofeedback Vol 19 No 1
The Mindful Physiology website is concerned with regaining normal breathing and contains useful information about the physiology of over breathing.
Site and internet book by Artour Rakhimov giving full details of the physiology underlying Buteyko and comprehensive references on relevant research - for the more serious student!
Asthma - Buteyko's cure
Non-commercial website created by former asthmatics who experienced the immediate and dramatic beneficial effects of Professor Buteyko's therapy for asthma. Presents the science, history and other aspects of Buteyko's method for reversing asthma, CFS and other chronic hyperventilation disorders.
Horse handling for trust and confidence
'From My Hands to Yours' by Monty Roberts
'Unlock Your Horses Potential' by Richard Maxwell'
'Perfect Manners' by Kelly Marks
www.montyroberts.com Monty Roberts and world wide contacts
Horsemanship Magazine www.horsemanshipmagazine.co.uk
Useful bimonthly magazine "For those willing to walk a mile in their horse's hooves".
Articles by Dr Robert Cook and co authors on use of bits and shoes on horses
'Horse Owners Guide to Natural Hoof Care' by Jaime Jackson
'A lifetime of Soundness' and 'Shoeing: A Necessary Evil?' By Dr Hiltrud Strasser
Widely available on line. For info see www.ecozone.co.uk
Safe washing agents
Non perfumed detergents are available from chemists and pharmacies
Grey salt from Sel de Guerande and Danival are often available in health stores and some good supermarkets
www.aebm.org.au Australian Equine Barefoot Movement
www.alternativehorsesociety.co.uk Equine Directory with a guide to the Many Therapies, Training Methods and Products Available today. As well as Products to buy, Articles to read and Competitions to enter
www.AusEquineArts.com Australian Equine Arts which is dedicated to natural lifestyle and equine care, including bare hoof care.
www.bitlessbridle.com and www.bitlessbridle.co.uk Dr Robert Cook advises that more than 100 problems can be attributed to use of the bit. The genuine Dr Cook Bitless Bridle is a humane alternative to the bit. Rope products and treeless saddles also available
www.holistichorsekeeping.com Information on holistic care of horses
http://horsetalk.co.nz New Zealand horse news, advice and directory
www.nagtrader.co.uk Articles and information on all things equestrian, emphasising a natural approach to horsemanship with Trader section for horse and tack (buy, sell, loan horses & ponies) and Forums. Articles include bitless bridle, barefoot trim, natural horsemanship, stunt-riders and much more.
www.naturalhorsetalk.com If Your Horse Could Talk is now celebrating over five years of educating horse owners to a more natural approach to their horses. We accomplish this through our extensive website, the If Your Horse Could Talk show, clinics, consultations, a variety of articles, and our natural product store.
www.shawtaichi.com James Shaw - tai chi for riders
www.strasserhoofcare.com Barefoot trimming
www.hufklinik.net Barefoot trimmingin Austria
www.thehorseshoof.com News for natural hoof care
www.total-contact.co.uk A new design of treeless saddle that has many different uses and gets great client feedback
www.missouri-foxtrotter.net Home of the Missouri Foxtrotter in Austria
The Six Keys to Happiness with Your Horse. Jenny Pearce's free lessons designed to help people towards a deep connection and bond with their horse
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