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Out of the Dark, into the Light

The Equestrian Tai Chi Podcast

Release Date: 01/23/2021

The Importance of the Earth Element for the other Elements show art The Importance of the Earth Element for the other Elements

The Equestrian Tai Chi Podcast

According to many of the ancient traditions of the world, including Taoism, all matter and all relationship dynamics, are composed of some energetic combination of the Five Elements, Earth, Metal, Water, Wood and Fire. Some traditions have only four elements, some have air and not metal. 

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Wu Wei in Loading - AKA The Loadie Game show art Wu Wei in Loading - AKA The Loadie Game

The Equestrian Tai Chi Podcast

Along with weaning, loading is another thing that can have a big effect on the foal's life, though not to such an extent as weaning.

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The Equestrian Tai Chi Podcast

Wu Wei is a Taoist Concept that can mean Doing without doing, or Effortless Action. Weaning foals can be quite stressful for the mare and the foal if it is done too early and in a harsh and abrupt manner, this episode is about how I discovered a way of weaning foals that was easy for the mare and foal and the humans involved!

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Working with the energy of the Fire Element show art Working with the energy of the Fire Element

The Equestrian Tai Chi Podcast

In taoism, and in other traditions too, the different energies of the 5 elements are regarded as being very important. And they express themselves in fire earth, metal, water and wood. According to taoist tradition all matter, all beings, and all relationships are comprised of some energetic combination of these five elements. The energy of the different elements are dominant at different times of the year.

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How Equestrian Tai Chi can help our horse to feel safe with us show art How Equestrian Tai Chi can help our horse to feel safe with us

The Equestrian Tai Chi Podcast

In the previous Podcast Episode I talked about how Equestrian Tai Chi practice helps the horse to have sovereignty of himself and rise above feelings or anxiety he or she might have, and in this Episode I talk about how the connection we develop with Equestrian Tai Chi practice helps our horse feel safe with us!

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The Equestrian Tai Chi Podcast

Equestrian Tai Chi practice is really helping in developing the connection between the horse and rider and allowing the horse to feel safe with us. But as well as this Equestrian Tai Chi helps the horse to rise above feelings of anxiety that he or she may have for many reasons.

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Never Not Connecting show art Never Not Connecting

The Equestrian Tai Chi Podcast

This episode is about how we can engage or horses attention through connecting through our Chi or energy.

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If our horse is afraid in terms of Yin and Yang show art If our horse is afraid in terms of Yin and Yang

The Equestrian Tai Chi Podcast

This episode is an exploration of the emotion of fear in our horse in terms of Yin & Yang. We look at the effect of fear on our horse and practice a little exercise to help our horse if he is afraid and how our Chi energy can help.

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6 Keys of Equestrian Tai Chi show art 6 Keys of Equestrian Tai Chi

The Equestrian Tai Chi Podcast

This episode is about 6 Key of Equestrian Tai Chi. Equestrian Tai Chi can be different things to different people, to able bodied people and to people who are not as able bodied. It can benefit people with learning difficulties and people who don't. Above all Equestrian Tai Chi supports our connection with the horse!

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Out of the Dark, into the Light show art Out of the Dark, into the Light

The Equestrian Tai Chi Podcast

How when we can't access our energy it feels like we're in the dark, but when we can, it is clear - in the light

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This Episode is about how when we can't access our energy it feel's like we're in the dark, but when we can, it's like a new world opens up to us inside of ourselves that the horse can tune into as well.

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