Answering the issues of concern in relation to virtues of sports therapy
Published 01/02/2011 | 10:45
Q Can a massage be administered immediately before a competition or event?
A Yes, for any discipline with the exception of dressage, in which timing may be affected for up to four hours after therapy.
Q Is my horse too old/young for a massage?
A No. Horses of any age will benefit from sports massage therapy.
Q My horse lives outside all year. Must I groom and clip him before a massage?
A He must be free from caked mud, but there is no need to clip him.
Q My horse is running a fever, will massage therapy help?