Massage for Horses
An Online Course with Gillian Higgins
Publication Date March 2023
This online massage course for horse owners is a step by step guide that will give you the confidence and skills to massage your horse with soft tissue techniques that really make a difference to equine comfort, health and performance.
Learning massage for your horse can help to improve mobility, suppleness, flexibility and posture as well as helping with mental relaxation and contentment.
Massage is a superb opportunity to develop the bond between you and your horse.
In this online massage course, learn:-
the principles of massage including the benefits, different types and when not to massage.
all about the importance of Posture, energy and grounding
how to evaluate your horse’s behaviour and reactions.
learn all about the muscles, fascia, tendons, ligaments, bones and joints relevant to massage and pressure through an anatomical painting session.
From clear demonstrations with a multiple horses you will learn how to assess your horses back for soreness and tension as well as a variety of different massage techniques including myofascial release techniques, effleurage, petrissage, kneading, cross fibre massage, frictions and tapotement techniques.
As well as giving you a number of different example routines you will also learn how to tailor massage to suit you, your horse and the aims of different massage from maintenance to warm up, relaxation and detox massage to deep tissue massage.
Whatever discipline or activities you do with your horse he will benefit from massage. We all want the best for our horses and as they do so much for us, Learning how to massage is a great way of giving back something back.
Over 6 hours of video lectures and demonstrations in 6 clear sections to follow
Clear written descriptions and photographs
Accompanying online and physical workbook.
Practical sessions for you to follow with your horse
Quiz and questionnaires at the end of each section
Membership to exclusive online massage course Live Forum
Opportunity to ask Gillian questions in the Live Forum
Certificate of Participation upon completion
Self paced - work at your own speed
Access anytime to suit you
Access from multiple devices
1 year to work t