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WHEN AN EQUINE SPORTS MASSAGE MAY BE NEEDED?

A horse which may be experiencing any muscular pain or discomfort may exhibit some unwanted
behaviours both on the ground and when under saddle. The below signs are all indications of pain
or discomfort and may all benefit from an equine sports massage.

IS YOUR HORSE SHOWING ANY OF THE FOLLOWING SIGNS?

  • Bucking

  • Rearing

  • Napping

  • Bolting

  • Reluctance to go forward on ground and under saddle and general laziness

  • Sensitivity when being touched in certain areas

  • Head tossing or head shaking

  • Changes in your horse’s behaviour when ridden e.g. over-excitability or fidgeting

  • Refusing or rushing jumps

  • Lameness (only after all medical causes have been ruled out by the vet)

BENEFITS OF EQUINE SPORTS MASSAGE

Equine sports massage can offer several benefits for your horse. Below are a few of the benefits
massage may have on your horse;

  • Enhances muscles tone

  • Increases overall range of movement throughout your horse’s body

  • Natural pain relief- By reducing inflammation and swelling in the joints

  • Assists with the horse’s body balance by treating the body as a whole

  • Helps promote healing by increasing the flow of nutrients to the muscles and carrying the fluids and toxins in the lymph and circulatory system

  • Massage helps to produce endorphins, natural pain killers

  • Helps to maintain your horses physical condition

  • Releases tension throughout your horse’s body and allows the muscles to relax,

Call us today on 07548 673896 or email equine@courtneyknapp-esmt.co.uk

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ALL HORSES can benefit from an equine sports massage treatment. This can range from the treasured family
pony, to top quality competition horses competing in any sphere. They all can benefit.

TESTIMONIALS

Hi Courtney, Good news, after Romeo’s first massage session he has now cantered left rein with confidence and I would like to book you in for a follow up massage in a couple of weeks time.

Cheryl Daly, Hurst Green Shires

I would thoroughly recommend Courtney as a certified and insured ESMT.

Helen Woolley, Equissage Europe

Courtney is professional and friendly, always happy to talk through what she is doing and why. I would recommend her for those seeking a qualified equine sports massage therapist.

Alice Reynolds, Private Horse Owner