Physical Therapy and Massage for the Horse: Biomechanics-Excercise-Treatment, Second Edition, 2nd Edition (Paperback) book cover

Physical Therapy and Massage for the Horse

Biomechanics-Excercise-Treatment, Second Edition, 2nd Edition

By Jean-Marie Denoix

CRC Press

224 pages | 171 Color Illus.

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Paperback: 9781840761610
pub: 2001-03-13

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The authors, a world leader in equine anatomy and imaging and a horse physiotherapist of international repute, provide a unique blend of basic biomechanics and practical physical therapeutic techniques, to relieve pain and improve performance, particularly in the sporting horse. This subtle and original book will be of interest to all those involved in equine welfare including veterinary practitioners, veterinary students, therapists, horse owners, riders, and trainers.


Praise for the First Edition

"… a landmark book. It convincingly synthesizes conventional medical science with manipulative therapy for performance deficit in a context of reverence for the equine athlete. If you love horses and are concerned for their well-being get, read, and study this extraordinary volume"


"An original and most interesting book…the section on anatomy and basic biomechanical concepts is worth buying the book for… will help a lot of horses become more comfortable and happy in their work."

Hoof Prints

"Superbly illustrated with drawings and photographs, and written so that what is often considered a complicated subject becomes absorbingly fascinating… has a great deal to offer those interested in equine welfare."

Riding Magazine

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / Veterinary Medicine / Food Animal