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Head and Neck
#19 Head on the Diagonal Behind the Knee Without and With a Twist Stretch
This stretch helps create flexibility in the neck and the area in front of the scapula (shoulder blade) by stretching the scalenus, multifidus cervicis, brachiocephalicus, rectus capitis dorsalis and lateralis and serratus muscles.
This is a wonderful stretch for the muscles of the neck including the multifidus cervicis, brachiocephalicus, rhomboideus cervicis and the scalenus.
#21 Lateral Extended Neck Twist Stretch
Once you and your horse have mastered the Lateral Extended Neck stretch, learn how to add a twist to that stretch to relax the muscles near the first cervical vertebrae such as the rectus capis lateeralis as well as stretch other neck muscles such as the splenius, scalenus and multidifus cervicis.