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Equine Structural Integration
This book provides the essential overview and introduction to the techniqyes required to understand Equine Structural Integration. Equine Structural Integration: Myofascial Release Manual presents a logical series of techniques for bringing more structural order to the horses in your care.
This book is a valuable introduction to Equine Myofascial Release (MFR) for the horse owner or therapist with little experience as well as an essential reference for the professional equine body therapy practitioner.
Equine Structural Integration: Myofascial Release Manual sets the stage for Structural Integration of the horse book. It is based on the 5 day Equine MFR course. The manual presents a logical series of techniques for bringing more structural order to your and your client’s horses. Equine Structural Integration: Myofascial Release Manual is rich in illustrations of Equine Myofascial Release Techniques for the: Head, Forelimb, Shoulders, Rear and mouth.
The book is laid out in a very user friendly manner. The Equine Myofascial Release technique illustrations/photos and their description are kept together so you can easily follow the text while working with your horse. If you are working with a client’s horse you can use the book as an added educational tool to help your clients better understand your work. This book is a needed educational tool for those of us who provide Myofascial Therapy to horses. Equine Structural Integration: Myofascial Release Manual, takes you on a journey through the fascia from the cell to skin, from physiology to movement evaluation and Myofascial Release Techniques for the entire horse.
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“I learned a lot about horses – not my usual clients – reading this book. Jim Pascucci’s love of animals, experience in the field, and practical wisdom come through on every page. The section on fascia is a masterpiece of economical presentation, and the material on perception from the horse’s point of view – simple and obvious once it is understood – makes the language of ‘hors-ese’ immediately easier.” – Tom Myers Author of “Anatomy Trains”
“All I can say is FANTASTIC! As an equine chiropractor I concentrate mainly on restoring normal joint function through manual manipulation of the joints, particularly the spine. Your Myofascial Release Manual fills in all the gaps about safely treating soft tissue stress that joint manipulation alone cannot address. Your descriptions of anatomy and the techniques are clear and easy to follow. I highly recommend this book for every equine therapist or horse owner who needs to see a fast improvement in their horse’s performance.” – Dr. Daniel Kamen, D.C., Author of The Well Adjusted Horse
“Jim unites his extensive technical training with the practical wisdom that comes with experience; creating a clear, balanced and holistic approach to myofascial release instruction.” – Laurie DiNatale North American Trail Ride Conference Executive Administrator
“Equine Structural Integration is a great resource for anyone that works in the craft of equine bodywork. A therapist must know why and how “hands on” manipulation of soft tissues effects the equine structure and movement. It is obvious that Jim has put much thought into clarifying his ideas and sharing his experience in a very clear and concise format. Especially useful is the way that he describes fascia, injuries and scar tissue, how it lives, forms, and distorts and why it effects the overall efficiency of the horse’s movement. This book will raise your knowledge level so that your brain has the ideas and tools to guide your hands while working with a horse.” – Sara Stenson, CMT, CEMT President and Instructor Prairie Winds Equine Massage Therapy College
About The Instructor
Jim Pascucci is an Advanced Certified Rolfer with private canine, equine and human practices (PHD-people horse and dogs!). He is an experienced horseman who has been training his own horses for over 25 years. Jim is also an experienced dog handler, his first job was handling “hounds” for a professional big game hunter. His Equine clients are involved in a variety of disciplines from Eventing to Cutting and include some of the top Dressage Horses and Riders in the USA. His canine clients range from sport dogs–agility, dock jumpers, hunting–to your family dog. With over 10 years of teaching his classes; they are fast-paced, informative and provide an environment to accelerate learning through immediate hands-on application of the material. See his website http://www.jimtherolfer.com