Course curriculum

  1. 3
    • History of Massage & Equine Massage

  2. 4
    • What is Massage and Equine Massage?

    • Do's & Don'ts of Massage

    • Equine Body Language

    • Soreness Contributors and Resources

  3. 5
    • Benefits of Massage to each System

    • Common Riding Discipline Issues

  4. 6
    • Anatomy of each muscle addressed in the full massage sequence

  5. 7
    • Stroke Vocabulary

    • Personal Prep

    • Pre Massage Stretches

    • Pre-massage Evaluation

    • Muscle Testing 1

    • Muscle Testing 2

    • Evaluation Pictures

  6. 8
    • Effleurage

    • Palm Compression

    • Fist Compression

    • Tapotement

    • Cross Fiber Friction

  7. 9
    • Poll/Head

    • Crest

    • Neck

    • Chest

    • Withers

    • Serratus Thoracic

    • Lower Girth

    • Deltoids & Tricep

    • Front Leg

    • Front Half Massage Sequence Download

    • Front Half MAP

  8. 10
    • Back

    • Barrel/Intercostals

    • Hip

    • Stifle/Flank

    • Glutes

    • Semimembranosus(inner hamstring)

    • Semitendinosis(outer hamstring)

    • Biceps Femoris

    • Hind Leg

    • Back Half Sequence Download

    • Back Half MAP

  9. 11
    • Thank you for the opportunity!

  10. 12
    • Sources PDF

  11. 13
    • Freckles: pasture pet, large pony

    • Cowgirl: pleasure riding mare

    • Maverick: Tennessee Walker, rehabbed starvation rescue

  12. 14
    • More from SBW

    • Bonus Discounts!