Muscle imbalance affects posture, attitude & balance in movement.

 Accumulated tension can manifest as unusual or unwanted behavior. Some things you may notice;  

  • Limited ROM in neck , tight jaw or shorter strides 

  • Difficult with farrier or just not wanting to lift his feet

  • Head shy, nippy , girthy

  • Intermittent Lameness, trouble with bending or changing leads

  • Bucking or refusing fences

  • Just stiff and/ or grumpy 


Equine massage & bodywork is not an alternative to veterinary care of

medicine and does not diagnose conditions or treat injuries.

If in doubt of the health of your horse -please contact your veterinarian.


Customize BodyWork Session

The skeletal system is stabilized by means of muscles, fascia, tendons & ligaments. This determines the mobility, flexibility & stability of the body structure as a whole. We not only look at muscle imbalance but the entire horse to sucussfully respond to his individual need. 


              About EquiHands Equine Services

Equine Sports Massage / Myofascial / Craniosacral / Saddle Fit 

 Equine Sports Massage uses the principles & components of massage techniques and adapts them to the equine body. Myofascial, Craniosacral & acupressure releasing muscular shortness & tightness. Leslie is a certified  Equine Sports Massage Therapist and has training with SaddleFit for life. 

Saddle fit check - as it pertains to body issues


Integrated Equine Bodywork - Masterson Method


is a results driven interactive method of equine bodywork which  finds and releases accumulated tension in key junctions that most affect balance, movement & performance. Unlike most modalities, it allows the horse to participate in the process. It is something you do with the horse not to the horse, which is what makes it fascinating for those who use it. Results can be observed immediately through visual tension releases & increased range of motion. Leslie is a certified Masterson Method Practitioner & Instructor 





​**Clinics and Workshops available 

Kinesiology Taping 
Kinesiology - is the scientific study of movement, and that is what this tape is for: supporting and promoting movement. It does not compress the tissue which allows it to support proper muscle movement. There are many different application patterns for your given goal. For example, it can activate or relax muscles, support joints or assist fascia correction. Leslie is Certified by
Equi-Tape for Kinesio taping for the Equine.