What is Sports Massage?
Kirkfield Farm, Walpole St Peter, Cambridgeshire PE14 7PN
Kirkfield Farm, my home and work base is near Wisbech, Kings Lynn and Spalding and close to the borders of Lincolnshire, Norfolk and Cambridgeshire.
- It stretches and mobilises the soft tissues
- It helps to relax chronically tense muscles
- It is effective at breaking down scar tissue and adhesions
- It stimulates the removal of wastes via the circulation
- It is extremely useful for those participating in sports and exercise
- Early treatment can prevent unnecessary complications
- Early treatment can promote the rehabilitation process
THE GOOD NEWS IS THAT YOU DON'T HAVE TO BE A SPORTS PERSON / HORSE TO BENEFIT!
My Connemara Pony (who thinks he's a horse) 'Corran Bill' aka 'Bailey'.
"Oh! if people knew what comfort to a horse a light hand is..." Anna Sewell, Black Beauty
Does your horse show signs of tension, stiffness or discomfort? Is he under-performing for no obvious reason?
If so, this could be a sign of pain and should be investigated.
Many human athletes appreciate the value of regular or pre- and post-event sports massage. Increasingly, horse owners, riders and trainers have also recognised the benefits to the equine athlete.
accordance with the Veterinary Surgeons Act 1966 and the Veterinary Surgeons
(Exemptions) Order 1962 (Section 4), I may need to gain your vet's consent before commencing treatment.
Equine Sports Massage is not just for the 'Big Boys' either!
This video was prepared by young event rider, Coral Herbert of Roman Bank Eventing.