Whether you simply enjoy a hack in the countryside or you’re in training for your next big competition, riding is a partnership that requires horse and rider to work together in harmony. However, asymmetry of the rider can also affect the horse as it braces and tries to rebalance itself. This can lead to muscle imbalances and tension transmitting to other areas of the body.
Therefore, it’s often beneficial for both horse and rider to receive a sports massage, as treating each individual separately can create a stronger, more flexible, and better balanced team. This is in addition to the individual benefits of equine and human massage.