Acupressure for Horses: Hands-On Techniques to Solve Performance Problems and Ease Pain and Discomfort

Now you can help your horse with simple acupressure techniques! Learn to identify your horse's individual 'body constitution type,' which determines your choice of acupressure treatment; understand the 12 main channels of energy in your horse's body, and gain the ability to choose the correct points to treat specific issues. Relieve mild sources of pain and discomfort in your horse's body, influence his mental health and stability, and select appropriate treatment from a comprehensivelist of common problems and their solutions, with step-by-step instructions and full-color photographs to help you help your horse.

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Title:           Acupressure for Horses
Author:        Ina Gosmeier (Author)
Spiral-bound:  160 pages
Publisher:    Trafalgar Square Books; Spi edition (November 4 2016)
Language:    English
ISBN-10:    1570767874
ISBN- 13:    978-1570767876
Product Dimensions: 19 x 2.3 x 24.1 cm

One of the key players on Olympian Ingrid Klimke's team is the veterinarian Dr. Ina Gösmeier, who specializes in such methodologies as acupuncture and traditional Chinese medicine (TCM). In Acupressure for Horses, Gösmeier shows horse owners how to use acupressure, the non-needling form of stimulating acupuncture points, to help relieve their animals' minor aches and pains and stimulate their well-being.

Beginning with explanations of the concepts of TCM and a guide to determining your horse's dominant element according to TCM principles, Gösmeier provides a step-by-step guide to this noninvasive way of helping horses feel and perform better. Ample clear color photos show the meridians, acupressure points, and techniques. USDF Connection, July/August 2017

A simplified, do-it-yourself handbook, ACUPRESSURE FOR HORSES is perfect for the hands-on equestrian who is looking to do the best for his or her horse..-Equine JournalIt's fascinating stuff - and if Ingrid Klimke (who wrote the foreword) and the German team get results with Traditional Chinese Medicine, then I think I'll be giving it a try with my horse."-USDF Connection "I have come to know and value Dr. Ina Gosmeier ... she possesses the very rare gift of being able to consolidate the diverse and complicated facts of medical cases into explanations that the layperson can easily follow."-Ingrid Klimke, Olympic Equestrian Gold Medalist " 

About the Author
Dr. Ina Gosmeier studied veterinary medicine at the University of Giessen in Germany, after which she obtained specialized certification in acupuncture, undertaking additional studies in Chinese herbology at universities in China and Switzerland. Since 2002, she has been responsible for the horses on the German national teams at championship events and in international competition, where her job is to maintain the health, well-being, and performance of the horses, using naturopathic methods.

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