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Spring 2019 PGC Master Catalogue

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Physical Therapy for Horses
A Visual Course in Massage, Stretching, Rehabilitation, Anatomy, and Biomechanics
By (author): Helle Katrine Kleven
9781570769382 Hardcover, Cloth over boards English SPORTS & RECREATION / Equestrian Aug 30, 2019
$67.50 CAD
Active 7.5 x 9.75 x 0.73 in | 840 gr 248 pages Over 300 color photographs and illustrations Trafalgar Square Books
An incredible illustrated reference to help keep the horse sound in body and mind and at the top of his game.

In this highly illustrated book, equine physical therapy expert Helle Katrine Kleven begins with a comprehensible introduction to the musculoskeletal and nervous systems, as well as an instructive conversation covering biomechanics basics, then explores the major areas of physical therapy in detail.

Readers will find practical how-to guidance in the most popular therapeutic modalities, as well as cutting-edge alternatives that are currently gaining ground:

  • Fascia work
  • Stretching
  • Massage
  • Stability and strengthening exercises
  • Laser therapy
  • Kinesiotaping
  • And much more.

With this incredible course in preventive and rehabilitative techniques, horse owners and professionals will be thoroughly prepared to ensure their horses’ comfort and well-being. The book includes:

  • Over 300 color photos and illustrations.
  • Facts and tips in easy-to-read callouts throughout.
  • A section on preventive measures to stop problems before they start.
  • Handy anatomical guides to the equine skeleton, muscle layers, and fascia.

Helle Katrine Kleven was born in Norway but has lived in Germany since 1988. Kleven began as a physical therapist for humans before training in England and Germany to apply her knowledge to horses. She pursued work as an equine physical therapist starting in 1996 and is now well known for her popular courses and lectures. Kleven supervised the horses of the German Eventing Team and the Endurance Team in an official capacity from 1998–2000. She currently resides in Vatterstetten, Germany.

"Readers will find practical how-to guidance in the most popular therapeutic modalities, as well as cutting-edge alternatives that are currently gaining ground: fascia work, stretching, massage, stability and strengthening exercises, laser therapy, kinesiotaping, and much more. With this incredible course in preventive and rehabilitative techniques, horse owners and professionals will be thoroughly prepared to ensure their horses’ comfort and well-being." ?Equine VIP

“With knowledge about the correct movement patterns, riders and trainers will be able to recognize how to support the developmental success and physical resilience of the horse, and can adjust their conditioning and training plan accordingly. This applies to all branches of equestrian sport, from amateur riders to pleasure riders to top professionals.” —Bettina Hoy, Olympic and World Equestrian Games Medalist in Eventing

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