How To Help Your Competition Horse With Natural Therapies

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Keeping your competition horse in the best possible health can be a challenge.

Whether you're doing dressage, showjumping, eventing, racing or another equestrian sport. There's going to be challenges to your horse. With different disciplines placing a variety of demands on the muscles, ligaments. General fitness is a challenge too.

So what can you do? If you go to many saddleries or tack shops, you'll find a wide range of products to help. From supplements to equipment. All designed to help keep your horse in tip top condition.

There's no one therapy or product that will make definite improvement to your horse. Of course you may want to maintain your horse's existing good health, and think you need support to do that. Whether you're looking to make improvements or maintain what's working. You'll find lots of therapy and supplement choices.

Of course, good routines and high stable management standards can go a long way too!
There are so many possible therapies to help your horse. Many of which you can find online here in my Taranet Knowledge Hub (click here).

Below you can find a selection of some therapies that prove popular. Don't forget to visit the site map for the full list of therapy pages. And if you'd like help finding an equine therapist or holistic veterinary surgeon. Then please email me at

How to help your horse not to get overwhelmed

Your horse is in great shape but finds going to an event overwhelming. This is common. But there are therapies that you can use to help.

Radionics. This is a form of energy, or vibrational therapy. Radionic Practitioners identify and treat the imbalances in the patient’s energy field which lie behind the physical or psychological symptoms. How Will It Help Your Horse? If your horse gets nervous or tense in the dressage test, travelling to shows, finds it hard to concentrate in the warm-up or in the ring. Radionics may help.

Read more in the Taranet Knowledge Hub here.

Reiki. Reiki is an energy therapy, that has been used for many years to help animals. How Will It Help Your Horse? If your horse gets nervous at shows, then it can be used to help promote relaxation.

Read more in the Taranet Knowledge Hub here.

How To Help Your Horse Feel Happy To Compete

Your horse needs to feel good to compete at his (or her best). There are many therapies and supplements that you can use. Here are some of the common ones.

Physiotherapy. This is often thought of as being helpful after injury. But your horse can have physiotherapy on a routine basis. This will help avoid injuries occurring in the first place.

Read more in the Taranet Knowledge Hub here.

Equine Manual Lymph Drainage Therapy (EMLD). This therapy can be used after your horse has competed. It's useful to help after strenuous exertion. So is ideal after a competition or event.

Read more here

Hydrotherapy. Hydrotherapy can help with your horse getting fit. Or as part of rehabilitation. Your horse can swim. Or go on the aqua treadmill. There are many equine hydrotherapy centres around the UK and world.

Get more information here.

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