Equine Massage

A long-awaited update of the classic equine massage reference Fully revised and updated, this new edition provides step-by-step instructions and more than 180 photographs and diagrams to help riders and professionals alike master equine ...

Equine Massage

A long-awaited update of the classic equine massage reference Fully revised and updated, this new edition provides step-by-step instructions and more than 180 photographs and diagrams to help riders and professionals alike master equine massage techniques. This authoritative guide provides detailed information about massage movements, pressures, rhythms, and sequences. It includes: * An introduction to equine anatomy, physiology, and kinesiology * Practical information on stretching and hydrotherapy * Four new chapters covering equine myofascial massage, Equine TMJ (temporomandibular joint) Dysfunction Syndrome, Equine Muscular Compensation Phenomenon, and saddle fitting * A conformation check-up routine * Information about areas of stress specific to each discipline and different massage techniques and routines for different situations * A handy comb-bound format that lays flat for convenient use in the stable Equine massage enhances the performance and quality of life of horses by increasing flexibility, reducing stiffness, improving attitude, and shortening recovery time from injury. In addition to its many health benefits, equine massage strengthens the bond between the horse and his owner, trainer, or groom. Using these techniques, you'll learn to "see" with your hands and sense areas that need special attention. Equine Massage, Second Edition is truly a hands-on guide to proven massage techniques that improve a horse's well-being.

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Practical Horse Massage
Language: en
Pages: 96
Authors: Renate Ettl
Categories: Pets
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005-12 - Publisher: Lyons Press

"Practical Horse Massage puts massage techniques and stretching exercises into perspective and is easy to learn."--Alaska Horse Journal "If you've ever thought that massage or stretching could benefit your horse, Practical Horse Massage is an easy, but thorough read."--Horse Illustrated "Well illustrated with color photographs, the author leaves nothing to
Equine Massage
Language: en
Pages: 352
Authors: Jean-Pierre Hourdebaigt, LMT
Categories: Pets
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-03-06 - Publisher: *Howell Book House

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Practical Horse Massage
Language: en
Pages: 96
Authors: Renate Ettl
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003-08 - Publisher: Lyons Press

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Physical Therapy and Massage for the Horse
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Jean-Marie Denoix
Categories: Medical
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-06-29 - Publisher: CRC Press

The authors, a world leader in equine anatomy and imaging and a horse physiotherapist of international repute, provide a unique blend of basic biomechanics and practical physical therapeutic techniques, to relieve pain and improve performance, particularly in the sporting horse. This subtle and original book will be of interest to
Horse Massage for Horse Owners
Language: en
Pages: 128
Authors: Sue Palmer
Categories: Pets
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-05-31 - Publisher: The Crowood Press

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