Acupuncture equine canine

What about the footing?

If you ran on the beach for an hour, would you run in the deep soft sand or the wetter sand closer to the water? Most of us would choose the wetter sand that provides a stable surface while still offering some ‘give’. Running in soft deep sand doesn’t give a stable landing, and the &hellip Continue reading »

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Are you overlooking the muscles?

  Most musculoskeletal problems start with the muscles. This is because the muscles are designed to take some of the concussive force of movement, and if they are in a hypertonic state (too much tension), more of the load is transferred to tendons and ligaments. If the elastic strength of ligaments and tendons is exceeded, &hellip Continue reading »

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Preventing back pain

You may be alert to behavioural changes in your horse that can indicate back pain, but do you get in early to prevent back pain?   Horses’ backs are not designed to carry riders, so it’s up to us to do all that we can to reduce the impact of them being ridden.   According &hellip Continue reading »

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Helping the whole horse

  If your horse is experiencing some mental or emotional issues such as fear or nervousness, I may be able to help. Chinese medicine has always recognised unbalanced emotions as a major cause of physical disease and injury, and I use acupuncture to address these underlying issues as well as physical symptoms.   Now I’m &hellip Continue reading »

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