Swanpool's Clare Cummins travels the region to help horses with a range of massage therapies.January 3, 2013 4:44am
Equine sports therapist Clare Cummins loves her hands-on job.
Graduating from the Australian College of Animal Tactile Therapies after completing an intensive year-long course, Clare is now fully qualified to work with her lifelong passion — horses.
Working a wide area ranging from Echuca to Albury, Mansfield to Seymour, the Swanpool-based practitioner applies herself to therapies from sports massage to remedial and relaxation massages.
Is your horse a bit sore after being worked, or a little sore around the girth?
Bucking or biting, or perhaps not going forward?
This may be your horse telling you that it has a problem.
‘‘ Horses are just like humans — they get stiff and sore, too,’’ Clare said.
‘‘But they can’t tell you they’re sore, you have to watch for the signs.
‘‘Horses love a good massage
So passionate is Clare about her equine friends, she rode sidesaddle on her rescue horse Montana (pictured) at her recent Craigs Hut wedding in the High Country.
While the standard rate is $70, mention the Ensign and Clare will offer the equine massage service for the special price of $50.
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