A long-awaited update of a classic reference Fully revised and updated, this new edition features four all-new chapters on equine myofascial massage, equine temporomandibular joint (TMJ) dysfunction syndrome, equine compensation phenomenon, and saddle fitting. With an introduction to equine anatomy and physiology, step-by-step instructions for diverse techniques, and more than 150 photos and illustrations, this guide provides information that owners, riders, trainers, and grooms can use to enhance their horse’s well-being. It’s spiral-bound for easy use in the barn or stable. Jean-Pierre Hourdebaigt (Wellington, FL), a licensed massage therapist, is internationally renowned for his unique massage awareness method, known to enhance performance and quality of life of horses by increasing flexibility, reducing stiffness, improving attitude, and shortening recovery time from injury. He travels the world teaching animal lovers with a variety of backgrounds, including veterinarians and veterinary technicians, physiotherapists, massage therapists, farriers, breeders, trainers, and competitive and recreational horseback riders.