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I do not diagnose medical issues, offer medical advice, prescribe drugs, or perform surgery. Equine sports massage, canine sports massage, and aromatherapy are intended to complement an team of wellness providers including but not limited to veterinarians, chiropractors, farriers, and trainers. Content on The Timid Rider is not to be construed as medical or veterinary advice. If you have questions regarding your pet’s health please direct them to your veterinarian.


The Timid Rider: Confessions of an Animal Massage Therapist is a blog written and edited by Heather Wallace. All opinions are her own.