Benefits of Acupressure

Acupressure is a non-invasive treatment method that uses gentle touch. It offers horses over 3000 years of natural healing. Horses are highly responsive to acupressure because they are very in tune with their bodies. There is a growing awareness of the benefits of the ancient healing arts and how they can blend with western medicine for optimal health and well-being. Acupressure is a modality that is proving to enhance horses' comfort, physical and emotional stability and overall health.

Current conventional medicine, along with eastern medicine's scientific studies and clinical observation have proven that the benefits of acupressure include:

  •       Reducing fear, anxiety, and stress
  •       Dealing with issues of aging and past injuries
  •       Improving body flexibility and mobility
  •       Relieving muscle spasms and stiffness
  •       Strengthening muscles, tendons, joints, and bones
  •       Building the immune system to resolve or prevent illness
  •       Balancing energy to optimize the body's natural ability to heal
  •       Release of natural cortisone to reduce swelling and inflammation
  •       Release of endorphins necessary to increase energy or relieve pain
  •       Enhancing mental clarity and calm required for focus
  •       Resolve injuries more readily by increasing the blood supply and removing toxins