All About Equine Sports Therapy, Melanie Hennah, Trenerth equestrian
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What is Equine Sports Therapy?

horse massageEquine Sports Therapy includes a variety of techniques which are extremely useful preventative and therapeutic measures and can benefit all horses; from the competitive athlete to the leisure horse. Fatigued muscles, ligaments & tendons can all benefit - increasing circulation and range of motion, improving disposition, relieving muscle spasm/tension, enhancing muscle tone and improving the horse's stamina and overall performance.

It is totally non-invasive and is a wonderfully comprehensive tool to work with the resolution of accidental and sports related injuries. It also promotes the good health and well-being of our equine friends.

Injury Prevention and Rehabilitation

zara phillips fallThe benefits of this therapy are becoming widely recognized and made use of in this country. For years trainers to the top equine athletes have been employing these skills in their daily management, thus preventing injury or poor performance due to muscular imbalance, pain or tension. Massage detects the early indications of discomfort and provides you with information that can enhance performance, health and aid the prevention of injury.

We can work closely alongside your vet to develop a holistic approach to your horse's rehabilitation and help develop a comprehensive management program. Massage is used along with conventional and alternative health care as well as proper training techniques enabling your horse to perform at an optimum level. It is not however a replacement for proper veterinarian care.