Competitive Edge Therapeutic Massage, Competitive Edge Saddles  
Specializing in Therapeutic Massage and Correct Saddle Fit for both Horse and Rider!

About Jackie

About Jackie Gladu

Jackie graduated from Kishwaukee Valley Community College in Dekalb, IL with a certificate in Therapeutic Massage totaling 565 classroom hours in August 1999.  Jackie is a Licensed (Colorado) and Certified Massage Therapist and has been practicing massage with humans since 1998 and horses since 1999, starting with her own horses. 

Jackie is also a graduate of McHenry County College and received an Associates Degree in Science in 1997.  After receiving her degree, she continued to pursue pertinent material regarding massage therapy, taking an extensive course in cadaver study.  Since then, she has been studying other alternative therapies including Reiki (and is a Reiki Master), Essential Oils, Aromatherapy, Animal Communication and Richard Gordon’s Technique. 

Since 1999, Jackie has studied and trained directly under Doris Kay Halstead, an expert in the field of Myofascial Release, author of Symmetry in Motion and Release the Potential.  Doris has been a licensed physical therapist since 1966 and is well versed in teaching her methods (and others) of Myofascial Release on both humans and horses.  Jackie continues to work with Doris, pursuing more knowledge and excellence to carry on Doris’ technique with extraordinary results using Myofascial Release. 

Jackie is also trained in Ashiatsu Oriental Bar Therapy (AOBT) and practices Ashiatsu and Myofascial Release.  Please call 970-846-636 for Your appointment.    To find out more about Ashiatsu, please visit the website at


Jackie Gladu, LMT
Licensed Massage Therapist
Certified Ashiatsu Oriental Bar Therapy Practitioner, Reiki Master/Teacher
Saddle Fitter for Equipe Saddlery

Cell Phone: (970)-846-6366


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