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Now There’s Yoga for Horses

Avid yogis may be familiar with “horse face pose” (Vatayanasana), but they may not know that horses do yoga, too.

An Outside Online article going viral this week highlights yoga as a method of taming “wild, traumatized or nervous horses” at Doma India School in San Luis, Argentina, a philosophy championed by father and son pair Oscar and Cristobal Scarpati.

This video of a horseman working with the animal — even doing a handstand on its girth — reportedly provides a glimpse of this technique in action:

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