CSI Solution Series
We’ve got a great new collection of educational videos regarding saddle fit, equine posture and back health, balance, stretching exercises, and overall horse health now up on YouTube!
Understanding Tension and Pressure
Understanding Alignment and Balance
Saddlefitting, How Fit Affects Function
Bridging and Pinching
Flexibility and Stretching
Conformation and Development
Rhonda Martin, CESMT – Certified Equine Sports Massage Therapist, BS – Zoology, 22 years experience with equine physical therapy, saddle fitting expert, multiple circuit state, regional, and world titles in Competitive Trail and Reining, numerous customer horses with national and world titles across disciplines.
Rhonda seeks to eliminate sources of behavior and performance issues in horses by utilizing multiple muscoskeletal techniques, mysofascial release, stress point therapy, active range of motion, stretching and neuromuscular techniques. Rhonda gives a complete evaluation of the horses posture, conformation, and muscles then seeks to address how to reduce physical stress for the horse through body work, equipment fit, referral and owner/trainer education.
Rhonda Martin is available for personal equine consult for a nominal fee. Please contact Rhonda directly at: firstname.lastname@example.org
In the past, we have created a series of YouTube videos that explain how to judge the fit of your western saddle and how using a CSI Saddlepads can effect your saddle’s fit. To watch them, please follow the links below. (Note: You will need to allow pop-up windows in your browser as the videos will open in a new window.)
The CSI Flex-Plate
Saddling with the CSI Saddlepad
Shimming with the CSI Saddlepad
The Features and Beneftis of the CSI Saddlepad System
Judging Your Saddle’s Fit
Effecting Saddle Fit with a CSI Saddlepad Part 1 (explains how the pad works)
Effecting Saddle Fit with a CSI Saddlepad Part 2
Saddling Your Horse with the CSI Saddlepad (with Donna Helms)
Ken McNabb Talks about the CSI Saddlepad (features old foam liners as well as wool liners)
MyHorsel.com Tack Room Overview (explains the features of the pad)
Using the CSI Pad to fit a Sway Backed Horse (with Donna Helms, features foam pad and shim)
Features of the CSI Pad with Rhonda Martin (features the foam liners no longer available)
Horse Tweet Video (explains Flex-Plate and Featues)
Ed Dabney Talks about the CSI Saddlepad
We have been refilming all of our videos to feature our new All Natural 100% Wool Felt inserts. For now, we are leaving these informative videos available, but please understand the foam inserts featured in the videos are no longer available.