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Senior dogs and horses (and cats, and ‘other’!)

Yes, for seniors, and also some FYI about…. (that’s National Board of Certification for Animal Acupressure and Massage). This evening I’ll be doing a webinar for NBCAAM, on Supporting Senior Animals with Acupressure/Shiatsu, Based on the Energy and Physiology of Aging. I’ve only done a few webinars before, so a little nervous, but mostly […]

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Massage and the grieving process

Here’s a link to some new research which supports what we all already knew about the power of touch. As usual, the research is about humans, which is fine. Just know it all applies to the animals, too. (Humans are animals, too, after all!) The article’s title is “Massage May Aid in Grieving Process.”

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Bronze award from Living Now Book Awards!

I’m very happy to announce that my book, The Horse Lover’s Guide to Massage: What Your Horse Wants You to Know, did indeed win a bronze award for 2010 (for books published in 2009)! You can see the complete list of winners and more information about the awards at the Living Now Book Awards website,

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Why is my horse tight here? Why is she sore there?

“Why?” is a very common response whenever we realize that our horses’ have aches, pains, tensions, etc. And it’s a very important question to ask, because asking it is part of the process of finding ways to make them more comfortable in the future. But it’s not a question that you should really expect to […]

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