Holistic Care for Horses Book
(Quarry Books/February 2009/ $24.99 flexi-bind)
Explores the physical, mental, and emotional health, well-being, and maintenance of horses from a complementary and alternative perspective. This comprehensive resource guide will help those intrigued by but unfamiliar with nontraditional methods of maintaining equine health, preventing and treating equine illness, and alleviating pain. Using the techniques featured in this book in conjunction with veterinary care, can promote continued wellness in a healthy horse, give comfort to an elderly horse, speed healing in a horse recuperating from injury or illness, and help a horse with a chronic or acute condition.
With The Illustrated Guide to Holistic Care for Horses, horse owners and caretakers can:
Learn how holistic practices can be paired with traditional veterinary care
Maintain wellness and alleviate horse’s pain and ailments with equine massage, acupressure techniques, and stretching, using the step-by-step photos as a guide
Explore herbal remedies, essential oil treatments, and whole-health nutrition guidance for optimum health
Denise Bean-Raymond brings 28 years of experience with horses to her equine therapy practice, Exclusive Equestrian Services. She is certified in equine sports massage and in equine acupressure therapy from the Animal Acupressure Massage Training Center in Nevada City, California. She is a member of the International Association of Animal Massage Therapists and the International Association of Animal Massage and Bodywork. In addition, Denise is a licensed riding instructor who is certified nationally with the American Riding Instructor’s Association. She also offers equestrian clinics and lectures. Denise lives in Danvers, MA.
The Illustrated Guide to Holistic Care for Horses
By Denise Bean-Raymond
Publishing February 2009
400 full-color photos