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    05-01-2013, 11:51 PM
Can't afford equine massage, alternatives?

Does anyone know of any 'tools' (like a noduled brush or w/e) that can be used to successfully massage a horse? I can't afford to pay for a massage therapist to come out and I think massage would really benefit my mare. Any tips? I've been looking at the Equistix and The Octassager Multi-Purpose Massage Tool. Opinions? I would also be willing to do it myself.
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    05-08-2013, 11:15 PM
Hi QuArab! My horses LOVE the rubber curry combs with the really long fingers. It's great because it works loose any dead hair or skin while creating a massaging feeling. They're really affordable and come in different shapes and sizes. I'm not a pro by any means, but it seems to work for my two.
    05-08-2013, 11:26 PM
Look into Linda Tellington Jones. She has developed the "TTOUCH", has books, how-to books, about it, easy to learn. There might also be stuff on youtube.

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