Stretch Exercises for Horses

Stretch Exercises for Horses

Build and Preserve Mobility, Strength and Suppleness

Jean-Michel Boudard


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• Contains concise explanations of the anatomical and physiological basis for the principles of stretching.

• Color photographs demonstrate evaluations and stretches step-by-step, supplemented by detailed explanations of what you may discover in your horse’s reactions.

• The author has specialized in massage, stretching, energy work, manual postural regulation, and osteopathy for horses since 1996.

• Written for riders and owners to include simple exercises that improve performance and increase longevity in their usual training schedule.


Jean-Michel Boudard:

Jean-Michel Boudard has passionately practiced osteopathy (physical manipulation of the body's muscle tissue and bones) in the worlds of both high-level human athletics and top equestrian sport for more than thirty years. Since 1996 he has specialized in stretching, massage, energy work, manual postural regulation, and osteopathy for horses. Having developed several original methods specifically for horses and riders, Boudard teaches his techniques in Europe and the United States. He is based in Paris, France.