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9 12, 2018

When Does a Horse Need a Massage?

December 9th, 2018|

I’ve been asked “when does a horse need massage?” This is not such an easy question to answer and a short answer does not justify the meaning of the question; because of this I decided to write an article on this question. I suggest reading the article “The Benefits of Equine Massage” before...
9 12, 2018

Touch up animal massage law, state urged

December 9th, 2018|

He dressed in a smart navy jacket and yellow tie. He brought his guide dog, Sprocket, copies of his testimony and a textbook on horse anatomy five volumes thick. He told members of the Senate Committee on Agriculture and Rural Economic Development that he'd paid out of his own pocket to get...
9 12, 2018

Too Young, Too Rushed

December 9th, 2018|

I receive emails or phone calls from people asking about training a horse. I am deeply concerned with this matter as I feel a lot of breaking down of horses come from training at a too early an age. Dr. Deb Bennett is an expert on this and from research, along with field work I come to understand...
9 12, 2018

The Benefits of Massage for Broodmares

December 9th, 2018|

Are you considering how a broodmare can benefit from massage; you are already doing a big favor by doing so. Let us not forget that mares experience a wide variety of physical, hormonal, and emotional changes. Our responsibility is to give the broodmare the most caring and loving support...
9 12, 2018

SSB 5403 Testimonial

December 9th, 2018|

I am certified in Equine therapeutic and sports massage by a nationally accredited program. Because of my love of horses I studied massage so that I could work with them in a hands-on approach. I have been a rider since age three, studying English, Western and Dressage horsemanship.
9 12, 2018

Saving the Soft Tissue

December 9th, 2018|

It is important to remember that we can forget the horse’s welfare and do as we please with them. However, most of us are able to return to putting the horse’s health first before the desires to do with them as we please. A lot of physical problems result from our desire to rush the horse through...
9 12, 2018

Saddle Fitting

December 9th, 2018|

Saddle fitting is an important piece to making your horse comfortable. I have skills in saddle fitting based on my sense of touch along with education as a massage therapist. I can help you understand how a saddle fits properly so that muscles are not restricted; nerves are not pinched...
9 12, 2018

Riding Straight

December 9th, 2018|

In this article we will discuss how our riding affects horses. There are no specific style or ding mentioned here. No matter the discipline riders should do their best on horseback. The more balanced the rider the eaiser the horse can move.
9 12, 2018

Natural Solution for Riders

December 9th, 2018|

I’ve been using Advocare products to help me improve my riding. While we focus on keeping the horse healthy, we should strive to keep ourselves as healthy as possible as well. Since taking particular Advocare products, my joint aches have disappeared.
9 12, 2018

Keeping Your Horse on A Massage Schedule and Why

December 9th, 2018|

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...