April 28, 29, 30 - Minnesota State Fairgrounds
1265 Snelling Ave North, St. Paul, MN

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2017 MN Horse Expo Speakers/Demos
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Jim Masterson

The evolution of The Masterson Method® began when Jim was practicing equine massage in 1997, and recognized that the horses were exhibiting certain neurological responses to touch as they released tension in the body. Using those responses to guide his work, he developed a system in which the horse actively participates in the process by cueing the practitioner where tension has accumulated, precisely how much pressure is needed to release it, and the moment it has been released. The result was a unique and effective method of bodywork called The Masterson Method®, which is easy to learn, and accessible to anyone, regardless of your level of horsemanship. After years of practice and teaching, Jim has discovered that not only does this technique improve performance, it also facilitates new levels of communication and trust with the horse.

Jim was the equine massage therapist for the 2006-2008-2010-2012-2014 USEF Endurance Teams, as well as for a number of equine clientele competing in FEI World Cup, Pan-American, and World Games competitions. Jim continues to travel the globe, teaching weekend and five-day advanced seminars, Masterson Method® certification courses, graduating his Masterson Method certified instructors, as well as authoring books and starring in educational DVDs.



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