Manolo Mendez

What gives Clint his Bloom and Athleticism (besides training)?

Manolo is often asked what he feeds his horses that gives them such blooming coats, strong hooves, shiny full tails and manes and beautiful bodies. To answer this question, we thought we would share the details of our horses daily life, starting with Clint Eastwood. Clint is a 2000 im
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Fixity is the Enemy of Suppleness & Soundness (Elasticity Rules)

Something to keep in mind when you lunge your horse or work him/her in-hand. Fixed headsets, fixed postures, fixed gaits for long or even short stretches of times do not build fitness, instead they build stiffness. Too much energy/activity runs the horse down and damages its body. Not
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