Where to Begin
Important information you need to know before applying equine massage or alternative therapies to horses.
Please do NOT skip this important step.
Equine Behavior and the Mind / Body Connection
Learn how equine behavior is affected by pain, discomfort, anxiety, and stress. Learn about the 5 F's of
instinctive equine behavior and how to recognize them in your horse.
Equine Safety Tips During a Therapy Session
Please follow these equine safety tips to reduce the chances of an accident during an equine therapy session.
Also includes information on contraindications for equine massage therapy.
Learn the Proper Body Mechanics for Equine Therapy
Proper body mechanics are essential when applying equine massage and other alternative therapies to horses.
Learn how to help your horse while protecting yourself from fatigue and injury.
Basic Equine Anatomy and Physiology as Applied to Equine Therapy
This is an introduction to basic equine anatomy and physiology as applied to equine massage and other
alternative therapies. Includes links to equine muscle charts and an equine skeletal chart.
So,What are the Benefits of Equine Massage and Alternative Equine Therapies?
Learn how the benefits of equine massage and alternative equine therapies influence your horse mentally,
physically, and emotionally.
Equine Evaluation - How to Recognize Physical Problems in Your Horse
Do you know how to do a thorough equine evaluation? Learn how to locate and recognize physical problems,
pain, and stress in your horse.
Learn the Basic Equine Massage Therapy Movements
Learn the basic movements of equine massage therapy including effleurage, petrissage, compression, shaking,
vibration, friction, etc. I will be including written instruction, photos and videos.
Equine Massage Schools / Equine Massage Therapy Schools
A list of equine massage therapy schools and training programs. Also a short discussion of my thoughts on the
Range of Motion Exercises Improve Your Horse's Performance
Range of motion exercises compliment equine sports massage therapy to improve your horse's performance.
Releases stress and tension in muscles. Includes written instruction and video demonstrations.
Learn Equine Stretching Exercises Using the Proper Techniques
Learn the proper techniques to stretch your horse in this lesson on equine stretching exercises. Learn the
proper techniques to avoid causing damage to your horse's muscles (and yours too!!)
Equine Myofascial Release Techniques
Equine myofascial release techniques improve your horse's comfort and performance. Learn how equine
myofascial release can be used in place of equine chiropractic.
Equine Chiropractic, Pros, Cons, and Alternatives
Learn the pros and cons of equine chiropractic and alternative equine therapies that can compliment or replace
equine chiropractic treatment .
Equine Clicker Training
Learn how equine clicker training / positive horse training methods can be used to teach your horse anything -
and to help overcome horse behavior problems.
Equine Learning Theory
Ever wonder how your horse learns? Why you seem to have communication problems? Learn how your horse
learns in this section on equine learning theory.
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