Gretchen Deane provides specialized horsemanship services for individuals and businesses in New England, based out of Southern Vermont. She practices equine performance bodywork and neuromuscular horse dentistry. Gretchen is a Certified Practitioner of The Masterson Method®, and a current student of Spencer LaFlure’s school for Natural Balance Dentistry™, and also trained through The John Harvey Gray Center for Reiki Healing. She pursues ongoing education in equine anatomy, biomechanics, and neuromuscular health, along with a wide variety of skills and methods to help the horse. With over twenty years experience working with horses she has the ability to offer valuable insight to owners, trainers, and riders, and to offer practical help to any horse she meets. Gretchen believes that decreased tension, increased relaxation and optimal range of motion found in a balanced horse can provide the foundation for continually improved well-being, performance, and behavior.