Sports Massage for Horses

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Author: Pennie Hooper

Publisher: Trafalgar Square

ISBN: 9781570763250

Category: Pets

Page: 60

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The basics of equine sports massage using simple techniques such as compression and cross-fibre friction,

Horse Massage for Horse Owners

Improve Your Horse's Health and Wellbeing

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Author: Sue Palmer

Publisher: J. A. Allen, Limited

ISBN: 9780851319995

Category: Medical

Page: 128

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In this practical, educational, and easy-to-follow book, the author shares the knowledge and skills you need to massage your own horse. Learn about equine anatomy and the seven key muscles you will work on--and how to draw them in chalk on your own horse. Get to grips with the different massage techniques--effleurage (stroking), petrissage (compression and kneading), tapotement (cupping), and friction (cross-fiber friction)--and know how and when to apply them. Find out how to combine the moves to develop a complete massage routine that your horse will enjoy and find beneficial. The author's wide variety of experience, combined with traditional qualifications, behavioral qualifications and physical therapy qualifications, allows her to offer a holistic approach to working with owners and their horses. She shows that massaging your horse regularly will mean that you can understand him better. Communication between you and your horse will improve as he realizes that you are listening to him as much as he tries to listen to you. Through this and the well-documented physical benefits of massage, his health and wellbeing will be enhanced and his performance will improve. And, best of all, massage is something that will be enjoyed by both you and your horse.

Step-by-Step Equine Massage

Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletin A-2776

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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.

Horse Health and Nutrition For Dummies

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Author: Audrey Pavia,Kate Gentry-Running

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118052327

Category: Pets

Page: 388

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Want to know the best ways to care for your horse? Horse Health and Nutrition For Dummies gives you up-to-the-minute guidance on keeping horses healthy at all stages of life. It provides the latest information on equine nutrition and healthcare, explaining how your horse’s body functions and how to keep it in good working order. Packed with practical advice on equine first aid and alternative therapies, this completely practical, plain-English guide explains exactly what to feed your four-legged “hayburner” and how much. You’ll find out what kind of preventive care is vital to keeping your horse in good physical shape and how to recognize signs of illness when things go wrong. You’ll get the low-down on the diseases and conditions most likely to plague the domestic horse and find help in deciding whether to treat problems yourself or call the vet. Discover how to: Manage your horse’s diet House your horse safely and comfortably Tend to the daily details of horse care Examine coat, eyes, hooves and manure Identify, control, and prevent equine diseases Understand links between horse behavior and health Practice good horse nutrition Grow your own horse food Cover horse-health-care costs Breed your horse Care for pregnant mares and newborns A healthy horse is a happy horse. Keep your horse fit with a little help from Horse Health and Nutrition For Dummies, and you’ll be happy too!

Equine massage

a practical guide

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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

Practical Horse Massage

Techniques For Loosening And Stretching Muscles

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Author: Renate Ettl

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 1461748860

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 96

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"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 chance and makes sure the reader will understand the various massage procedures by using pictures as well as text instructions."--The Northwest Horse Source This book provides a complete introduction to horse massage, with easy-to-learn techniques and exercises. It is a book for everyone who wants to help their horses to relax and regenerate after competitions or long rides.

Cool Careers Without College for Animal Lovers

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Author: Chris Hayhurst

Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group

ISBN: 9780823935000

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 144

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Profiles the characteristics of and qualifications needed for twelve jobs that involve working with animals.

Beyond Horse Massage

A Breakthrough Interactive Method for Alleviating Soreness, Strain, and Tension

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Author: Jim Masterson

Publisher: Trafalgar Square Publishing

ISBN: 9781570766794

Category: Medical

Page: 240

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Would you like to enable your horse to perform and feel better, to overcome old limitations and restrictions and reach its full potential? 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: * has step-by-step instructions, photographs and illustrations * is ideally suited to accompany you to the barn, where you will practice the Masterson Method® techniques on horses. * includes chapters with Tips & Techniques, anatomical explanations and examples from Jim's practice help deepen your understanding. * has a "quick reference" section will point you to exercises that are specifically suited to your particular discipline, may it be dressage, endurance, eventing or barrel racing, or others in the vast realm of horse sports. By using these techniques, and knowing the responses to look for, you are able to: * achieve a release of accumulated stress in deep-seated key junctions of the horse's body that affects mobility, comfort, attitude, training and performance * restore muscular and structural balance, and natural alignment * enable your horse to perform optimally and respond to your training without stiffness and pain * achieve new levels of communication and trust with your horse that spill over into other areas of interaction.

Massage

A Career at Your Fingertips : the Complete Guide to Becoming a Bodywork Professional

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Author: Martin Ashley

Publisher: Enterprise Publishing (NY)

ISBN: 9780964466203

Category: Massage

Page: 285

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Advice for pursuing a career in massage and bodywork. Profiles of massage schools plus directories of associations are included.

Essential Oils for Helping Horses

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Author: Patrica L. Wells

Publisher: Balboa Press

ISBN: 1504361296

Category: Pets

Page: 52

View: 5999

Essential Oils for Helping Horses is a comprehensive guide for using essential oils on your equine partner. It covers descriptions of essential oils, application of the oils, and how to activate the oils. It covers which oils can cause phototoxicity and how the oils should be stored. Essential oils can help your horse maintain optimum health and/or aid in its recovery. Essential oils work in conjunction with veterinarian care. Most problems can be treated from emotional, spiritual, to physical well-being of your horse.

Equus

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Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Horses

Page: N.A

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Equine Sports Medicine and Surgery

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Author: Kenneth W Hinchcliff,Andris J. Kaneps,Raymond J. Geor

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702054224

Category: Medical

Page: 1320

View: 1739

Equine Sports Medicine and Surgery provides the most up-to-date, in-depth coverage of the basic and clinical sciences required for management of the equine athlete. The unique treatment of exercise physiology and training within a clinical context, together with detailed review of all diseases affecting athletic horses, makes this the most comprehensive text available. The book will provide a thorough grounding in the basic physiology of each body system, and in particular the responses of each body system to exercise and training, that will be separate, but highly relevant to, the succeeding sections on clinical disorders of each body system. The highly respected editors have brought together an internationally renowned team of 50 contributors, producing the ultimate reference for veterinarians, students, horse-owners, and all those involved in the world of equine athletics. High quality artwork, including relevant radiographic, ultrasonographic, CAT scan, and MRI images, aid understanding and diagnosis Provides a truly international perspective, including guidelines pertinent to different geographic areas, and racing jurisdictions In-depth coverage of the role of the veterinarian in the management of athletic horses Explores the use of complementary therapies ~

The Injured Horse

Hands-on Methods for Managing & Treating Injuries

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Author: Amanda Sutton

Publisher: David & Charles Publishers

ISBN: N.A

Category: Pets

Page: 152

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This volume is designed to give every horse owner the confidence to take an active role in helping their horse when the inevitable scrapes and strains, or more serious injuries occur. passes on her practical experience of diagnosing problems and her knowledge of the way that injuries affect the horse. of pain management before giving detailed advice on the treatment of the different injury types. Using thoroughly explained methods of diagnosis, horse owners can identify problems and take the appropriate steps to begin the healing process. injured horse, with specially commissioned photographs, to show in real terms how to achieve recovery to full health and soundness.

The Ultimate Go-To Guide to Finding the Best Cesmt

: Certified Equine Sports Massage Therapist/Rehabilitation Practitioner for Your Horse Or the Right Cesmt/Rehab School for Yourself

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Author: Beverly Brady,Patricia Reszetylo

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781987435603

Category:

Page: 126

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Color Interior Version Discover how the best CESMT certified equine sports massage therapist/rehabilitation practitioner changes your horse's * Physical enjoyment, reliving aches, pains, and makes chiropractic adjustments easier, less painful and hold longer, so he can once again move like he's supposed to... * Perform at his peak capacity, so he runs faster, farther, for longer periods of time, with less recovery time between performances and can do MORE on LESS.. * Allow him to live LONGER, more productively, with fewer issues, fewer/smaller vet bills, less meds and fewer supplements... Also Discover * TRICKS of the most skilled CESMTs - now you know how to "EYEBALL" your horse and tell when he's in pain... * If your current CESMT is skilled enough to actually help your horse... and how to find the best CESMTs in your area... * And how to find the BEST school for you if you want to be your horse's rehab partner or a CESMT yourself.

The Acute Poorly Performing Sport Horse

CESMAS 2008

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Author: Arno Lindner

Publisher: Wageningen Academic Pub

ISBN: 9086860729

Category: Pets

Page: 192

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The determination and management of performance-limitation in sport horses is very challenging, especially within a short time period before an important competition. In this book experts disclose their experience on: -What do we know about the poor performance horse? -The gastrointestinal tract: medical, nutritional and surgical considerations. -Could it be the heart? -Could it be the muscles? -Monitoring orthopaedic health in competition horses. -Could it be the foot? -Could it be neurological? -Cases where physiotherapy helped to make a difference. -Could it be respiratory?

Hohe Schule mit der Doppellonge

präsentiert von einem Reiter des Cadre Noir in Saumur

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Author: Philippe Karl

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783861274728

Category:

Page: 95

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Seit Jahren ist Philippe Karls Klassiker Hohe Schule mit der Doppellonge wohl das Buch schlechthin zum Thema Doppellongenarbeit. Der französische Reitmeister geht hier ausführlich auf alle Aspekte dieser vielseitigen Ausbildungsmethode ein und zeigt, wie sich Pferde damit effektiv in allen Lektionen bis zur Hohen Schule fördern lassen eine ideale Ergänzung zur Ausbildung unter dem Sattel. Dieses Buch gibt Schritt für Schritt genaue Anleitung zur Hilfengebung und korrekten Ausführung jeder Lektion. Die Doppellongenarbeit ist wohl eines der vielseitigsten Mittel in der klassischen Pferdeausbildung und eine ideale Ergänzung zum Reiten: Pferde können so ohne Reitergewicht in allen Lektionen geschult und auf die Arbeit unter dem Sattel vorbereitet werden. Hohe Schule mit der Doppellonge , das zweite Buch des französischen Reitmeisters Philippe Karl, ist seit Jahren der Klassiker zum Thema. Schritt für Schritt zeigt dieses Buch alle Feinheiten der Ausbildung mit der Doppellonge: die richtige Hilfengebung, das erste Gewöhnen des Pferdes an die Leinen, erste einfache Wendungen, die Arbeit in den Seitengängen und die Schulung über Sprüngen bis hin zu Passage, Piaffe und Pesade. Ein unverzichtbares Buch für alle, die ihre Pferde auch am Boden nach klassischen Prinzipien ausbilden möchten. (Quelle: www.buchkatalog.de 26.04.2010)

TTouch for You!

Gesundheit und Wohlgefühl mit dem Tellington TTouch

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Author: Linda Tellington-Jones,Sybil Taylor

Publisher: Kosmos

ISBN: 3440144305

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 288

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Leiden Sie unter Kopfschmerzen und Verspannungen? Sind Sie oft müde und antriebslos oder aufgeregt und nervös? Suchen Sie Hilfe und Heilung ohne Medikamente? Oder wollen Sie sich einfach mal wieder richtig entspannen? Die Lösung liegt in Ihren Händen. Der Tellington TTouch mit seinen sanft kreisenden, hebenden und streichenden Berührungen ist ein erfolgreicher und leichter Weg, sich selbst und anderen zu helfen. TTouch beruhigt und entspannt, lindert Ängste, Beschwerden und Schmerzen, erzeugt Wohlgefühl und Selbstsicherheit.