Equine touch therapy was developed by Jock and Ivana Ruddock as a safe, gentle, effective muscle release modality that encourages the relief of pain and tension in horses. Details can be found at www.theequinetouch.net
What Is Equine Touch?
This is a type of gentle massage that focuses on connectivity and the mobilisation of tissue. This massage is applied to particular part of the body, which might be acupuncture points, or areas of known trauma.
As a registered practitioner, Kate can perform soft tissue bodywork on your horse to assist in a range of conditions. Kate provides lessons in Essex on how to use this therapy on your horse. www.kateprowse.co.uk
Rebecca Dale offers the unique and beneficial combination of McTimoney Animal Manipulation and The Equine Touch throughout Cornwall & Devon. Rebecca specialises in horses and dogs. www.therapyforanimals.co.uk
Lesley Evans trained as a therapist. Lesley offers from her base in France several complementary therapies for horses. www.equiwork.com
Training As An Equine Touch Therapist
Courses in the UK are run throughout 2015 at various locations throughout the UK.
Horse Lovers – Level 1:This covers 3 days intensive hands-on training with certification on completion.
Horse Lovers – Level 2:This builds on the foundation course. The theoretical principles of Equine Touch are discussed.
Practitioner – Level 3:Training as a practitioner can be embarked on after successful completion of Level 1 & 2. Leading to a Practitioner Diploma.
For details of all the courses go to: www.uk.theequinetouch.com
To date there are no books written on this subject.
Article ~ What is Equine Touch by Lesley Evans. www.equinenaturalhealth.co.uk/TH1.htm