The Black Box. Mumbo Jumbo, or a little bit of 'magic'?

The Black Box.   Mumbo Jumbo, or a little bit of 'magic'?

I have wanted to tell you a bit about Chrissie Mason and her work for a long time, because there are probably horses who would benefit, if more horse owners know about it. I finallly managed to get her to write me a few paragraphs about her work, and have added this to a bit of my own understanding and experience of Radionics.  I hope this PDF document works!  As is often the case with all things related to IT, Social Media etc. I am self taught and only by necessity, so I know that I...

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More Independent Evidence of the Value of Functional Saddling.

More Independent Evidence of the Value of Functional Saddling.

On the 16th of April, which was the 28th anniversary of the launch of the BALANCE Organisation, I used our Facebook Page to reveal a short film that has been made about a research project, comparing the way horses move in their own, conventionally fitted saddles and saddles used as part of a Functional Saddling method, AKA the BALANCE Saddling System.    It seemed important to me, that the results of this project are shared and made public. I recently saw a post on Social Media sharing the results of another project done using computer aided diagnosis of...

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Are Horse Owners Being Blinded By The Bling?

Are Horse Owners Being Blinded By The Bling?

I have just been looking at other makes and models of saddle online, to get an idea of how the price of BALANCE saddles compares to what else is available.  We have reluctantly had to increase our prices again, after the manufactures have announced  another big, and immediate increase, due to them having to allow for the impact of Brexit and Covid.  In looking around, it made me realise how much fashion is influencing the design of saddles now.   I have to confess to being a bit of an old curmudgeon about the look of saddles.  ...

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