List of Figures. Preface. Acknowledgments. Introduction. 1. Anatomy and Physiology of the Horse. 2. The Horse and Massage Therapy. 3. Principles and Concepts of Massage. 4. Hydrotherapy. 5. Massage Techniques. 6. Massage Routines. 7. Kinesiology of the Horse. 8. Stretching. 9. Conformation Check-up Routine. 10. Body Parts and Their Stress Points. 11. Equine Myofascial Massage. 12. Equine Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction Syndrome (ETDS). 13. Lines of Compensation. 14. Saddle Fitting. 15. Areas of Stress Specific to Each Discipline. 16. Keeping Records. Index.
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