Brain, Pain, or Training

About the book

As recommended by Horse and Hound magazine and now "Book of the month" this Christmas in Horse Magazine!

This inspirational signed book is simply packed with easily understood content, exercises, and advice.

Featuring amongst others, four time Olympian Richard Davison, "The man who listens to horses" Monty Roberts, "Vet of the year" Gil Riley and Chris Pearce. Internationally renowned Mary Wanless, Olympic clinicians and consultants Juliet Lock and Dr.David Marlin, and a whole host of other professionals from saddlers to acupuncturists.
With it’s beautifully crafted content, this book will walk you through every step of improving your relationship with your horse. It will take the guesswork out of his behaviour, enabling you to build an ultimately more satisfying connection. From happy hackers to top level professionals, this book will support you in your quest towards a better partnership with your horse.


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    Brain Pain or Training Book Cover

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    Chapter one page one of Brain Pain or Training

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    The second page of the first chapter of Brain Pain or Training

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    The third page of the first chapter

About the author

Sue Palmer - MSc MCSP
Chartered Physiotherapist (ACPAT Category A), Intelligent Horsemanship Recommended Trainer, BHSAI
Sue has worked in the equestrian industry for over 25 years. During this time she has been fortunate enough to work with some truly inspiring professionals: Monty Roberts, Mary Wanless, Kelly Marks and Amanda Sutton to name but a few.

With her extensive range of qualifications she has an impressive scope of understanding of both the physical and emotional issues that can affect your horse’s performance. Sue will work with you and other professionals such as vet / farrier / saddler / dentist / instructor to ensure the very best treatment for your horse. From family pet to Grand Prix dressage horse, all horses will benefit from her compassionate treatment.

Sue believes passionately in helping owners to improve their relationship with their horses. To this end she has written and produced the ‘Horse Massage for Horse Owners’ book and DVD, and ‘Understanding Horse Performance: Brain, Pain or Training?’ book and DVD.

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