This is a general massage suitable for all horses, including horses on box rest. The treatment covers the whole body and works on any problem areas discovered. The treatment can help maintain wellbeing and function, and also reduces the risk of injury and improves performance. Maintenance massage can be performed at any time, to maintain the results of remedial massage, as an MOT check over the musculo-skeletal system, or to keep your horse's muscles supple.
Ideally used up to 4 times per year to maintain the benefits. Benefits include:
This is a massage suitable for particular musculo-skeletal problems, loss of performance or injury in the horse e.g. crookedness, back pain, stiffness, specific conditions, after a fall. The treatment covers the whole body but time is spent focusing on problem areas.
Ideally used once a week for up to 4 weeks. During this time, the expertise of farriers, saddlers, chiropractors etc, may be sought as appropriate. Please note, that massage is not a substitute for veterinary attention.
Benefits are as above but particularly include:
This massage is ideal prior to hard work or competition, allowing the horse to perform at its best. The treatment focuses on problem areas and discipline stress points. It can be relaxing or stimulating, preparing the horse's mind and body for competition.
Ideally used up to 4 hours before the event, and take up to 15 minutes. Benefits include:
This massage is ideal after a competition or a hard days work. The treatment relaxes the horse's mind and body after an event, and covers the whole body focusing on discipline stress points and can find areas of trauma.
Ideally used between 2 and 4 hours after the event, and takes 30 minutes. Benefits include: