E013 - Forty Stress-Point Locator Technique
Learn the exact location of the 40 most common stress points in an active horse. In turn, this knowledge will improve the quality and effectiveness of your massages. Loosening those points will give your horse greater flexibility and coordination, and thus, increased power.
E014 - Sport Massage Routine
The routine shown here will help you perform a thorough sport massage on all major muscle groups of the horse in a reasonably short period of time. Using the powerful origin-insertion massage technique, you will be able to reset the tension in the neck, back, foreleg and hind legs of any active horse.
E015 - Warm-up Massage Routine
The warm-up routine is specifically designed to quickly stimulate blood circulation with the intention of perking up the horse before riding or exercising. While it's not a replacement for warm-up exercises, still, it's a valuable routine just before a performance.
E016 - Cool-down Massage Routine
This video demonstrates a simple, yet efficient, massage routine for after your horse has exercised. The purpose of this routine is to loosen up the muscles and generate good blood circulation immediately after exercising. It's designed to prevent stiffening and loss of flexibility. It should be applied as soon as the walking cool-down period is finished.
E017 - Recuperation Massage Routine
The recuperation routine is a simple massage routine developed to thoroughly drain the limbs, trunk and neck in order to avoid the build-up of lymph and blood fluid congestion and lactic acid - responsible for the formation of trigger points. It's designed to also assist the lymphatic circulation and speed up the recovery time in inactive or aging animals.
E018 - Trouble Spot Massage Routine
This routine is geared to dealing with common occurring problems. It helps you check key areas and detect their stress points and potential trigger points, preventing their formation. This routine is a great preventive routine, especially if your animal exercises regularly.
E019 - Anatomical Descriptions - Bones & Muscles Locator
This video will help you identify the important skeletal landmarks of the horse, its joints and ligaments, as well as the most important muscle groups which are responsible for his movements. It's designed for those with limited anatomical understanding of your horse. It will contribute to your learning massage and stretching.
E020 - Kinesiology of the Horse - A Study of the Muscles & Movements
Kinesiology is the study of motion and of the structures that make movements possible. This important video will help you understand what muscle group moves what limb and it will make you aware of their interplay.
E021 - Conformation Check-up Routine
This ground check routine will provide you with essential information for how to evaluate your horse's conformation and soundness. It will show you how to train your eye and use your hands to check all body parts from front to back on both sides. What you will learn, will help you prevent many unnecessary problems and also seek help from your veterinarian sooner, thus saving precious time, not to mention money.
E022 - Special-Treatment - Temporo-Mandibular-Joint (TMJ)
This approach is geared to show you how to recognize the early and chronic signs of the temporo-mandibular joint dysfunction min your horse. It will allow you to take early action to prevent further degeneration. It demonstrate how to check key areas and detect associated symptoms such as stress points and trigger points in the adjacent mastication muscles.
E023 - Special Treatment - Neck
This special neck massage routine is designed to avoid and/or assist neck problems in your horse. The build-up of stress in the neck can be the cause of serious problem such as arthritis, possibly sub-luxation and nerve pinching, not to mention the discomfort. Regular neck massages is a great prevention, especially with elderly animals.
E024 - Special-Treatment - Shoulder
This special shoulder massage routine is designed to assist the active horse, especially the show horse, and avoid soreness and possible inflammation in the shoulder muscles. The difficult exercises and/or the many jumps are the source of a lot of problems in “weekend warrior horses”. Regular shoulder massages are a great prevention.
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