Ilene Nessenson, J.D., CEBW (certified equine body worker), received her initial equine massage therapy and saddle fitting training and certification from the world renowned Equinology School. She received her saddle reflocking and tack repair training from the Owner/Master Saddler at the Cumbria School of Saddlery in England. Ilene is also a certified yoga instructor. Since childhood, Ilene has had a love and passion for animals, especially dogs and horses. While her initial career path led her into the successful practice of law and then the multi-national corporate world, Ileneβ??s heart was still with animals.
Ilene is the equine massage therapist for the Portland Mounted Patrol. She works on horses of all breeds and disciplines. Her clients range from competitive show horses in multiple disciplines to individuals who simply enjoy a pleasurable trail ride or ride in the ring, as well as those who are caring for their geriatric equine companion. She also works with equine rescue organizations.
Ilene provides a unique, integrated healing experience for the horse and rider via a combination of various equine body work modalities, saddle fitting, saddle reflocking and yoga for the horse and rider. To maximize the benefit of treatment, Ilene teaches the rider various equine stretches and basic massage moves they can then do on their own. Ilene also builds a partnership with each horse and rider as well as other professionals providing care to the horse.
Ilene owns a thoroughbred named Rex and rides primarily hunter/jumper though she also enjoys riding western pleasure and trail riding.
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Comprehensive equine services: equine massage therapy, horse sitting, saddle fitting & reflocking throughout the Portland, Oregon metro area. Free 15 minute consultations, call for details.
Standard Service Area: 30 mile radius from NW Portland. Travel throughout US. Additional charges and conditions apply outside the standard service area.
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