Fitness in Motion

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Combining stretching exercises and massage therapy, pain management specialist Dr. Ava Frick teaches horse owners to understand muscle tone and overall equine health. Her new book is divided into chapters focusing on each part of the horse’s body: The Head, the Neck, the Shoulder and Front Legs, the Belly and Back, and the Hindquarters and Hind Legs. Each chapter illustrates specific exercises, with full-color photographs, and also addresses how to provide exercise therapy to correct specific injuries and ailments. A holistic approach to horse care, this book also identifies signs of injury or sickness, advising when to seek medical help. This is the only guide that includes both stretching and massage therapy, for all horses, and includes more than 200 color photos.

Dr. Ava Frick is a vet who specializes in pain management, chiropractic, and animal rehabilitation. She is a frequent contributor to veterinary publications, as well as Horse & Rider and The Healthy Planet, and lives in Union, Missouri.

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Combining stretching exercises and massage therapy, pain management specialist
Dr. Ava Frick teaches horse owners to understand muscle tone and overall equine health.

This guide includes more than thirty exercises to strengthen, stretch, and increase mobility in the horse’s muscles and joints, is illustrated with full-color photographs, and addresses how to provide exercise therapy to correct specific injuries and ailments. A holistic approach to horse care, this book also
identifies signs of injury or sickness, advising when to seek medical help.

Dr. Frick’s unique, holistic, and complete system will help prevent injuries in the sound horse or help the injured horse come back to wellness and fitness in a safe and pain-free way.

About the Author:

AVA FRICK, DVM, is a licensed, practicing veterinarian specializing in chiropractic and animal rehabilitation. She is a speaker on the subjects of fitness and pain management for the animal athlete.She lives in Union, Missouri.

Barbara Hethcote has an Equi-Lize Certification in equine massage, and has career experience in organizational program management and leadership learning program designs.

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