EQUINE HYDROTHERAPY

Cold Salt Hydrotherapy is used to treat and prevent a multitude of injuries in 35 F/2 F saltwater. The spa has successfully addressed virtually all lower leg injuries.
Treatment temperature alone induces a massive rush of blood and circulation which otherwise would not be present. This drug free therapy can be used for injury
prevention and also to increase mobility and reduce swelling in the limbs before and after competitive events and training.

HYDRO SPA

 

  • Maintenance of muscles & joints
  • Injury prevention
  • Tendon injury prevention
  • Hoof Growth
  • Muscle Strain prevention
  • Sore shins
  • Strains, inflammation of the knees, fetlocks & hocks
  • Wind galls
  • Increased hoof growth
  • Fractures & splints
  • Jar-up healing of wounds
  • Post-operative healing
  • Laceration and infection of lower limbs
  • Soft tissue damage
  • Ligament damage
  • Laminitis & foot related problems

HYDRO SPA

YOUR QUESTIONS ANSWERED

HOW DO I INTRODUCE A HORSE TO THE HYDROSPA?
WHAT CONDITIONS CAN HYDROTHERAPY BE USED TO TREAT?
WHAT IF A HORSE GETS INTO TROUBLE?
HOW DO I INTRODUCE A HORSE TO THE HYDROSPA?

This unit is above ground and has see-through entry and exit doors. We recommend that you familiarize your horse with the unit by walking him up and into it, closing the doors and letting him stand. When he is standing quietly, open the exit door and walk him out. We will repeat this exercise until the horse is comfortable to begin treatment.

WHAT CONDITIONS CAN HYDROTHERAPY BE USED TO TREAT?

Cold Salt Hydrotherapy is used to treat and prevent a multitude of injuries in 35 F/2 F saltwater. The spa has successfully addressed virtually all lower leg injuries.
Treatment temperature alone induces a massive rush of blood and circulation which otherwise would not be present. This drug free therapy can be used for injury
prevention and also to increase mobility and reduce swelling in the limbs before and after competitive events and training.

Common injuries that can be treated with Hydro-spa:

Injury prevention, Laminitis, Arthritis, Tendon injuries, Laminitis, sore shins, Poor hoof growth; brittle hooves, Wounds, General soreness & stiffness, Ligament injuries & joint conditions
horses settles right down and will never be nervous to enter again. If we need to get the horse out of the Hydro-spa machine, it is simply to open the door and let the horse and water out.

WHAT IF A HORSE GETS INTO TROUBLE?

Our Hydro-spa is equipped with easy to access safety options. If a horse for any reason panics, our first option is always to try and calm the horse down while remaining in the Hydro-spa machine. This builds their confidence and in most cases the horses settles right down and will never be nervous to enter again. If we need to get the horse out of the Hydro-spa machine, it is simply to open the door and let the horse and water out.