Massage Techniques for Horse and Rider (Paperback)

Massage Techniques for Horse and Rider By Mary W. Bromiley, Blyth Tait, MBE (Foreword by) Cover Image

Massage Techniques for Horse and Rider (Paperback)

$29.95


Special Order—Subject to Availability
New in paperback, this classic text is essential for all those involved in equestrianism, from the backyard rider to top competitors worldwide Massage as a curative treatment has been practiced in China since around 2700 BC and has long been established as a highly effective therapy for both horse and rider. In this authoritative book, leading veterinary physiotherapist Mary Bromiley introduces the reader to the benefits and techniques of both Eastern and Western massage for horse and rider. Covering in detail the surface anatomy, circulatory, muscular. and nervous systems, this book enables the reader to identify and understand the reasons and philosophies underlying the many different methods and types of massage.
Mary W. Bromiley is a team physiotherapist to the New Zealand equestrian squad and a past member of the Olympic Physiotherapy Committee. Her previous titles include Equine Injury, Therapy and Rehabilitation, and Massage for Horses. Blyth Tait, MBE, is an equestrian who has competed at four Olympics and won four medals.
Product Details ISBN: 9781847971838
ISBN-10: 1847971830
Publisher: The Crowood Press
Publication Date: July 9th, 2010
Pages: 160
Language: English
"Mary Bromiley's vast wealth of experience in treating riders from all disciplines makes her well-qualified to explain the art of massage."  —Horse and Hound