Massage For Horses

Regular price £30.00

Massage has so many benefits and is such a powerful tool to learn, and now horse owners can learn how to massage their own horse with the Horses Inside Out Massage For Horse Owners book. Learning these skills will help owners build a better bond with their horse and help keep him comfortable and happy between visits from their professional therapist.

The Horses Inside Out Massage For Horse Owners book will give you a thorough understanding of the principles of massage and the benefits. Plus, it looks in detail at each of the massage techniques and targeted massage routines. Broken down into easy to follow chapters, Gillian Higgins guides you through:

  • Understanding what massage is, the effects and when not to massage
  • Different types of massage
  • The horse’s reactions to massage
  • The importance of good posture and energy to massage effectively
  • Basic myofascial release techniques
  • Anatomy related to massage
  • The different massage techniques (effleurage, petrissage, frictions and tapotement)
  • Massage routines (maintenance, before tacking up, after a long ride and warm up)

 There’s also a section on commonly asked questions. After reading this book you will have the skills, techniques and confidence to massage your own horse, and really make a difference to your horse’s comfort, health and performance.