Clients often want to know when to schedule the next session. I tell them that it depends on the horse's condition. Usually I advise the horses to be on a one-a-month schedule, other times I tell them weekly. I've been on the field long enough to observe...
After receiving emails and phone calls from people who are interested in becoming an Equine massage therapists I thought an article on this topic would be helpful. This article focuses on the insights of being an Equine massage therapist.
I am proud to tell you that there is a bill in Senate improving animal laws and regulations. The current law states that in order to be certified in Washington one must take 500 hours of human massage and 100 animal massage training. This does not make any sense.
My clients sometimes ask me if they can do anything to help; others do not even ask me how they can help. I thought I write this article to help clients and horsemen in general prepare for an Equine massage session. An unprepared horseman is not at fault therefore it is the therapist's job...
My name is Vaughn Brown, currently a Senior at the Washington State School for the Blind and certified in equine therapeutic and sports massage. I met you in November while you were touring WSSB. I met you in November while you were touring WSSB.
Herbs have been used for thousands of centuries and they are still used today. There are thousands of plants that are able to offer healing solutions and many problems can be reduced using such herbs. Herbal remedies should be used to enhance health and to complement Western medicines.
I like to share questions asked by the client's owners or people in general. Please, I welcome questions and will do my best to answer them. As time progresses there will be more questions and answers added to this page.
Many people ask me if Equine massage therapy is better, safer, or more effective than conventional, Western medical techniques; the answer is they should compliment each other.
Massage can help horses in many ways Massage is the act of softening muscles to ease discomfort. This can help reduce bad behavior. Misbehaving is the horse's way of telling humans something is wrong. Discomfort or pain may be the issue.
Massage therapy has been in use for hundreds of centuries by healers. Over time, people are discovering how massage can be applied to animals, when before it was strictly humans who received the therapy.