Massage is often used to rehabilitate a horse back to full health. This ranges from minor stiffness to full lameness. It helps to release muscles and aids recovery. Encouraging circulation and healthy blood flow to affected areas and speeding up a return to full fitness.
Massage has been proven to help achieve results whatever the discipline. Massage loosens horse’s muscles allowing free movement, fuller extensions and flexibility, enabling a horse to perform at its maximum capabilities. Pre and post event treatments aim to prepare the horse for competition and support its recovery afterwards.
Massage is key to maintaining a pain free, healthy, happy horse. It relaxes a horse in the same way as massage relaxes a human. It releases any built up tension that could later cause injury or stiffness. It is also beneficial to equine conditions eg, Arthritis.