FAQs

How long does an equine body work session last?

An initial consultation and massage session usually lasts around 2 hours. Follow-up sessions are approximately one to one and a half hours dependent on the needs of the horse.


How often should my horse be massaged?

This all depends on the horses level of work, conformation, extent of an injury, tack fit etc. requirements are specific to the individual.


Can I ride my horse after a massage session?

Yes follow-up exercise is beneficial after the massage session. A light hack is ideal.


Do I need to get permission from my vet before you massage my horse?

Yes Under the Veterinary Surgeons Act 1966, veterinary permission must be obtained for all horses being treated with Equine Sports Massage. This can be done via a quick call to your vet to ensure massage is a suitable treatment for your horse. I am happy to do this on your behalf if you wish.


How should I prepare my horse for a massage?

Please make sure that your horse is clean and dry before the session.

To book an appointment or for any enquiries, questions or queries please call us on 07793 768835 or email info@whitehorseequinetherapy.co.uk

Equine Therapy
Equine Therapy
We provide expert care to both leisure and competition horses throughout East Sussex, West Sussex and Kent.

Equine Body Work
Equine Body Work
Equine body work is beneficial for box-rested horses, competition horses and veteran horses.

Equine Sports Massage
Equine Sports Massage
A horse has 700 muscles, when these muscles become tight it can restrict the horses movement and become uncomfortable.
Equine Bit Fitting
Equine Bit Fitting
We specialise in bit fitting. It is very important that a bit is fitted correctly, preventing discomfort and health problems to the horse.