Senior horses need to keep moving the equine body is designed to move and seniors or no expect exception however older horses are reluctant to keep moving because they’re in pain arthritis is common joints tendons and ligaments can be sore due to inflammation and degeneration Unfortunately as a body slows down the potential for disease goes up hence techniques to reduce pain and promote movement are Paramount specific acupressure points are known to help maintain tendon ligament and Joint flexibility enhance the digestive process and support the horses Spirit during your grooming routine you can stimulate the four key acupressure points on both sides of your senior horse when performed regularly these sessions will help him or her stay as healthy as they can and may even extend her longevity


By Amy Snow and Nancy Zidonis