Top 5 Benefits to Equine Massage

Top 5 Benefits to Equine Massage

 

  1. Through equine massage the removal of metabolic waste products decreases everyday muscle tension which can aid in lessening of recovery time between workouts.
  2. Post workout discomfort can often be relieved by the manipulation and heating of muscle tissue which stimulates the release of endorphins that promote relaxation and healing.
  3. When your horse is on a regular massage schedule the chance of overuse and stress related injuries is lower, due to the lengthening of muscle fibers that happens during a massage.
  4. The stimulation of lymphatic system improves muscle function. The lymphatic system is designed to transport the bodies unwanted waste products to be disposed of and to direct the healthy nutrients to their designated place. Massage therapy stimulates the movement of lymph fluid which assists in relieving stagnant lymph nodes.
  5. Many positive postural habits may be experienced with a regular message schedule including, muscle memory improvement, and influencing their proprioceptive skills which aids in the overall movement/stability of your horse.

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