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Horse Massage for Horse Owners

Horse Massage for Horse Owners

Improve Your Horse's Health and Wellbeing

  • Author: Sue Palmer
  • Publisher: The Crowood Press
  • ISBN: 1908809663
  • Category: Pets
  • Page: 128
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This book is a must for anyone who would like to improve the health, wellbeing or performance of their horse. Practical, educational and easy to follow, the author shares with you the knowledge and skills you need to massage your own horse. Learn about equine anatomy, massage techniques, and how to combine the moves to develop a complete massage routine. With the emphasis on how you can work with your own horse, Sue offers an insight into how to reduce pain and stiffness in your horse as well as improve performance. Massaging your horse gives something back in return for all he does for you, and will help you and your horse to truly enjoy the time that you spend together.

Equine massage

Equine massage

a practical guide

  • Author: Jean-Pierre Hourdebaigt
  • Publisher: Howell Books
  • ISBN: 9780876059982
  • Category: Health & Fitness
  • Page: 228
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People in the horse world know all too well that performance horses, like human athletes, are trained, fed and cared for so they can go faster, jump higher and run longer. Daily training and competing can result in injuries, aches and pains, which if treated by drugs alone may only mask the problem and not remedy it. This is why equine massage therapist Jean-Pierre Hourdebaigt created a program of techniques that will enable owners and riders, trainers and grooms to: li>Alleviate soreness and pain in the horse's most vulnerable stress sites Identify and treat the injuries common to any horse sport Use relaxation and maintenance routines for the horse's mental and physical well-being BR>The Howell Equestrian Library

Equine Muscle Magic

Equine Muscle Magic

A Simple, Easy-to-use Guide for Massaging Your Horse

  • Author: Jackie Nairn
  • Publisher: Trafford Publishing
  • ISBN: 1426930607
  • Category: Nature
  • Page: 160
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Equine Muscle Magic was designed for every horse owner in a user friendly, step-by-step fashion so that you can make profound changes in your horse's health and performance through massage. At the same time, you will build a multi-level connection in your human/horse relationship, deeper than can be imagined. Learn how to clear your mind, perform stretches for horse and rider success, and master the mechanics of a successful equine massage. A 10-minute massage will get you started. Then understand the importance of building a "Body Map," and finally be able to perform a one-hour, full-body massage for your specific equine discipline.

Beyond Horse Massage

Beyond Horse Massage

A Breakthrough Interactive Method for Alleviating Soreness, Strain and Tension

  • Author: Jim Masterson
  • Publisher: J. A. Allen
  • ISBN: 9780851319919
  • Category: Horses
  • Page: 256
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In this book, Jim Masterson, Equine Massage Therapist for the 2006 and 2008 and 2010 USET Endurance Teams, and for equine clientele competing in FEI World Cup, Pan American and World Games competitions, teaches a unique method of equine bodywork, in which the practitioner recognizes and follows the responses of the horse to touch to release tension in key junctions of the body that most affect performance.This practical book with step-by-step instructions, photographs and illustrations is ideally suited to accompany you to the yard/stables, where you can practice the Masterson Method techniques on horses. Expanded chapters with Tips & Techniques, anatomical explanations and examples from Jim's practice help deepen your understanding. A 'quick reference' section will point you to exercises that are specifically suited to your particular discipline, may it be dressage, endurance, eventing, or others in the vast realm of horse sports.

The Horse Lover's Guide to Massage: What Your Horse Wants You to Know

The Horse Lover's Guide to Massage: What Your Horse Wants You to Know

  • Author: N.A
  • Publisher: Megan Ayrault
  • ISBN: 0982255616
  • Category: Alternative veterinary medicine
  • Page: 88
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Careers With Horses

Careers With Horses

The Comprehensive Guide to Finding Your Dream Job

  • Author: Vicki Hogue-Davies
  • Publisher: i5 Publishing
  • ISBN: 193704985X
  • Category: Business & Economics
  • Page: 624
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The comprehensive guide to finding your dream job.

A Healthy Horse the Natural Way

A Healthy Horse the Natural Way

The Horse Owner's Guide to Using Herbs, Massage, Homeopathy, and Other Natural Therapies

  • Author: Catherine Bird
  • Publisher: Lyons Press
  • ISBN: 9781592289288
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 240
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Just as more and more people are embracing a natural approach to their health and well-being, many horse owners are turning to ways they can use natural therapies with their horses. This book discusses a complete approach and how to use a combination of the therapies in conjunction with veterinary treatment.

Step-by-Step Equine Massage

Step-by-Step Equine Massage

Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletin A-2776

  • Author: Cherry Baldridge,Candy Sipka
  • Publisher: Storey Publishing
  • ISBN: 1603426329
  • Category: Sports & Recreation
  • Page: 32
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Relieve Soreness, Improve Flexibility, and Keep Your Horse Sound Does your horse have a nagging soreness that won't go away? Does a mystery lameness come and go without obvious cause? Has your horse's performance deteriorated over the past few months? Do you want to prevent these problems from happening? If your answer is yes, then equine massage can help! Massage therapy is an excellent tool for preventing and relieving muscle soreness in horses. With the simple step-by-step techniques outlined by sisters Candy Sipka and Cherry Baldridge, you'll be able to identify and solve muscle soreness, on your own or with the assistance of a professional equine massage therapist. You'll learn the proper massage techniques and where to use them on a horse, simple stretches that can restore or improve a horse's flexibility, and even the proper position to take when working hands-on with a horse.

The Illustrated Guide to Holistic Care for Horses

The Illustrated Guide to Holistic Care for Horses

  • Author: N.A
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 1616735287
  • Category: Holistic veterinary medicine
  • Page: 224
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Understanding Horse Performance

Understanding Horse Performance

Brain, Pain or Training?

  • Author: Sue Palmer
  • Publisher: The Crowood Press
  • ISBN: 1908809515
  • Category: Sports & Recreation
  • Page: 300
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Whatever level you ride at, the inability to solve a ridden, groundwork or behavioural problem causes frustration and can leave you feeling powerless. Chartered veterinary physiotherapist Sue Palmer reveals how you can determine whether your horse's performance is affected by his behaviour (brain), health (pain) or training, and she explains clearly how to overcome difficulties through tried and tested techniques. The emphasis is on creating a comfortable, trusting and rewarding relationship between horse and rider, which ultimately will lead to greater success and more good times with your horse. Sue Says: 'You will be inspired by the results you can achieve, and encouraged towards achieving your dreams with your horse'. A fascinating guide to determining whether your horse's performance is affected by his brain, pain or training, fully illustrated with 95 colour photographs.