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Equine Massage

Author : Jean-Pierre Hourdebaigt, LMT
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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.

Massage for Horses

Author : Mary Bromiley
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This handbook demonstrates how to apply massage techniques to enhance your horse's performance, health and well-being. It discusses the circulatory and lymphatic systems, different techniques, such as effleurage and petrissage, massages for different activities, and hand-strengthening exercises.

Practical Horse Massage

Author : Renate Ettl
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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.

Physical Therapy and Massage for the Horse

Author : Jean-Marie Denoix
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Presents a blend of basic biomechanics and practical physical therapeutic techniques that relieve pain and improve performance in the horse.

The Basic Principles of Equine Massage Muscle Therapy

Author : Mike Scott
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This is more than just a book about Massage. The book covers massage applications, anatomy, stretching, conditions, physiology, adjunctive therapies and saddle fitting. The easy to use format is extremely helpful. There are margins on each page for note taking, at a glance tables in the applications and anatomy sections and clearly understood photographs. The book has been used as a guide for the professional as well as a starting point for the layperson or aspiring therapist. Methods described in the book are safe for both the horse and owner.

Beyond Horse Massage

Author : Jim Masterson
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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.

Horse Massage for Horse Owners

Author : Sue Palmer
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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 For Horses

Author : Dr Bradley T Taylor
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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.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 situationsEquine 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

Step by Step Equine Massage

Author : Cherry Baldridge
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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 Horse Lover s Guide to Massage What Your Horse Wants You to Know

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The Illustrated Guide to Holistic Care for Horses

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Sports Massage for Horses

Author : Pennie Hooper
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Horses, like humans athletes, can suffer from muscular stiffness, strains and injuries, all of which can benefit from well-applied sports massage. Using simple massage techniques - namely, compressions and cross-fibre friction - Pennie explains that it's not difficult to give your horse a basic sports massage, given a little practice. She explains how to recognise problems, through observing your horse on the move and by using your hands on his body. Clear diagrams and photos show where and how to apply the massage techniques to aid specific problems. As a preventative treatment against muscle problems, Sports massage is second to none. Moreover, most horses really enjoy a good massage, just as we do, making them feel better and move more freely as a result.

Physical Therapy for Horses

Author : Helle Katrine Kleven
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An incredible course in preventive and rehabilitative equine therapy techniques for horse owners and professionals.

Physical Therapy and Massage for the Horse

Author : Jean-Marie Denoix
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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 all those involved in equine welfare including veterinary practitioners, veterinary students, therapists, horse owners, riders, and trainers.

Equine Massage

Author : Stuart J. Farnell
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Essential Oils for Helping Horses

Author : Patrica L. Wells
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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.

Massage Techniques for Horse and Rider

Author : Mary W. Bromiley
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New in paperback, this classic text is essential for all those involved in equestrianism, from the backyard rider to top competitors worldwide Massage as a curative treatment has been practiced in China since around 2700 BC and has long been established as a highly effective therapy for both horse and rider. In this authoritative book, leading veterinary physiotherapist Mary Bromiley introduces the reader to the benefits and techniques of both Eastern and Western massage for horse and rider. Covering in detail the surface anatomy, circulatory, muscular. and nervous systems, this book enables the reader to identify and understand the reasons and philosophies underlying the many different methods and types of massage.

Massage

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

Equine Muscle Magic

Author : Jackie Nairn
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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.

Equine Massage for Performance Horses

Author : Jim Masterson
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