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Equine Massage A Practical Guide

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ISBN-10: 0470073381

ISBN-13: 9780470073384

Edition: 2nd 2007 (Revised)

Authors: Jean-Pierre Hourdebaigt

List price: $33.99
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A long-awaited update of a classic reference Fully revised and updated, this new edition features four all-new chapters on equine myofascial massage, equine temporomandibular joint (TMJ) dysfunction syndrome, equine compensation phenomenon, and saddle fitting. With an introduction to equine anatomy and physiology, step-by-step instructions for diverse techniques, and more than 150 photos and illustrations, this guide provides information that owners, riders, trainers, and grooms can use to enhance their horse's well-being. It's spiral-bound for easy use in the barn or stable. Jean-Pierre Hourdebaigt (Wellington, FL), a licensed massage therapist, is internationally renowned for his…    
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Book details

List price: $33.99
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 3/1/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 352
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English

List of Figures
Anatomy and Physiology of the Horse
The Horse and Massage Therapy
Principles and Concepts of Massage
Massage Techniques
Massage Routines
Kinesiology of the Horse
Conformation Check-up Routine
Body Parts and Their Stress Points
Equine Myofascial Massage
Equine Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction Syndrome (ETDS)
Lines of Compensation
Saddle Fitting
Areas of Stress Specific to Each Discipline
Keeping Records