Equine Massage Injury Relief
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Why Massage Horses?

Horses are just like us. Horses love massage also. Horses have problems similar to people. They have sore back or neck, lower-back and pelvis issues, shoulder problems, tired legs and sore feet, headaches and the whole list of physical ailments. Tension causes stress and stress causes tension. An erratic nervous system can cause all sorts […]

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Stretches For Horses

Stretches for horses are an important step after massage.  The stretching out of muscles after releasing lactic acid helps: muscle restoration and rehabilitation, improves the elasticity of soft tissue structures (muscles, tendons and ligaments), muscle memory, and increase blood supply flowing into the hard tissue structures (bones) to make new red and white blood cells. […]

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Ray at Work

​ A full body treatment for any horse incorporates: muscle re-education, a reduction of the bio-electrical impulse of the nervous system, joint mobilisation, and improved functioning of the body systems. All this adds up to restoration of muscle and neurological memory. This is the most powerful form of natural therapy there is for horses available. […]

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What is Remedial Horse Massage?

Remedial Massage for Horses is a whole-body treatment for your horse. Rarely does one location in the horse’s body get sore without other areas and muscle groups carrying some sort of stress. For example, if there is a problem in the hindquarter there will always be tension in the horses back as well, and vice-versa. […]

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Equine Massage Injury Relief
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Muscle Injuries and Their Cause

Despite their size and strength, horses are really quite fragile creatures prone to injury and stress. Two key points to remember about horses with injuries is They don’t like pain, some have a higher threshold than others. There is a major difference between the sexes. Fillies and mares are much more hormonal, subsequently leaving them […]

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Skeleton of a Horse

The skeletal system is the framework for the horse’s body, it defines the overall shape of the horse. Muscles attach to this framework acts as a system of levers for the muscles to work against. The skeleton houses the vital internal organs of the horse’s body. There are approximately 205-208 bones in the horse’s body, […]

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About Ray

Raymond Bové DRM Raymond Bove is a Diploma Qualified Therapist with over 19 years of experience applying his remedial massage techniques to horses of all types. Having worked on 7000+ horses, Ray has an amazing strike rate at getting things right. Whether it be a hind problem, a horse having a sore back, or just not […]

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Treating Pin Worm
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How to treat pin worm in horses?

Although pinworms live in the intestinal tract, that is not where they cause problems – female pinworms actually crawl out of the horse’s rectum and deposit a very sticky substance on the skin around the anus. This sticky substance contains the pinworm eggs. This sticky substance, not the eggs, causes the problem, because it can […]

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