Sports Massage for Horses


The basics of equine sports massage using simple techniques such as compression and cross-fiber friction,
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The basics of equine sports massage using simple techniques such as compression and cross-fiber friction,
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Editorial Reviews

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"Clear diagrams and photos show where and how to apply the massage techniques to aid specific problems."  —Horses All

"A highly readable and instructive manual. . . . Whatever your discipline, you will find this book instructive and beneficial."  —The Aiken Horse

Horsemens Corral
"Hooper holds nothing back in her book...Hooper explains what tools are needed to begin massaging the horse; as well as the best techniques for each muscle group....Hooper offers readers techniques for assessing problems in the horse and how to correct each problem within the muscle."
Natural Horse
an easy-to-read and easy-to-follow guide that enables the reader to naturally contribute to her horse's health and well-being.
Tack N Togs
It's not necessary for horse owner to hire an expensive masseuse to visit their barn with Pennie Hooper's new book.
Dressage Today
Pennie Hooper not only covers horse anatomy and message techniques, but she also offers exercises that will help you develop a sense of what your horse feels.
Horse & Rider
A great guide—and it's one you and your horse will both appreciate.
Horsemens Yankee Pedlar
This is a very helpful book, designed to aid the rider in understanding the horse's pain and to give her ideas about how to deal with it.
Dressage Today
"The comparative exercises throughout the book enhance the book and put you more in tune with your horse’s needs, thus you become more effective in treating his problems."
Horses All
Clear diagrams and photos show where and how to apply the massage techniques to aid specific problems.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781570763250
  • Publisher: Trafalgar Square
  • Publication date: 9/28/2005
  • Pages: 60
  • Product dimensions: 8.66 (w) x 11.12 (h) x 0.47 (d)

Meet the Author

Pennie Hooper is a professional massage therapist trained by world-renowned massage therapist Jack Mahre.
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