Practical Horse Massage: Techniques for Loosening and Stretching Muscles

ISBN: 9783861279037
Format: Paperback

Book Details

This full colour book by a professional horse physiotherapist is a complete introduction to horse massage. It is a book for everyone who wants to help their horses relax and regenerate after competitions or long rides: horses are very prone to muscular injuries and most owners are keen to keep them in good condition, free from unnecessary discomfort. – Introduction – The Horse’s Body – Getting Horses Fit – How Massage Can Help – Massage Techniques – Stretching – Problem Areas – * Step-by-step massage techniques and easy-to-learn stretching exercises and other techniques put the subject into perspective. * “Treatment after competition” chapter explains how horses can be relaxed after exertion. * Complimentary to Hotline To Your Horse, which focuses much more on pure massage and the physiology of the horse.

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