Author - Heather Wallace

Heather Wallace, a certified equine and canine sports massage therapist based in Monmouth County, New Jersey, is an ardent adult amateur equestrian with an enduring affection for Off-Track Thoroughbreds (OTTBs). Alongside her beloved OTTB, Heather shares her life with two rescue dogs, Gonzo and Beau.

As a dedicated professional, Heather wears multiple hats, holding certifications in various therapeutic modalities including Equine Sports Massage Therapy (ESMT), Craniosacral Therapy (CST), and Canine Sports Massage Therapy (CCMT). She is also a Certified Equine Ergonomist, focusing on providing superior care and comfort for sensitive animals.

Heather’s expertise lies in employing therapeutic massage techniques, cold laser treatments, and stretching methods to offer non-invasive solutions for animals. Her techniques aim to alleviate inflammation, pain, and anxiety, while improving flexibility, mobility, and accelerating the healing process.

For the past several years, Heather has collaborated closely with veterinarians and chiropractors, standing as one of the esteemed members of the International Association of Animal Massage and Bodywork in New Jersey. Her professional achievements include being the Official Massage Therapist for prestigious events such as the Westminster Dog Show Agility Masters and regularly catering to dogs at American Kennel Club events within the tri-state area.

Heather’s literary contributions have extended to publications such as Horse Illustrated, Good Dog Magazine, Holistic Horse Magazine, and Equine Info Exchange. Notably, she is the accomplished author of the bestselling book, “Body Conditioning for the Horse and Rider,” and she has been sharing her expertise on natural health and wellness for horses and dogs in various well-known publications.

For anyone seeking her compassionate and effective animal care approach, pets from Pennsylvania, Maryland, New York, and Connecticut frequently seek out her services, recognizing her gentle and impactful methods.