Equine Myofunctional Therapy is complimentary to Veterinary care

Woof and Hoof offersBenefits-of-Equine-Myofunctional-Therapy

  • Maintenance programs for active, healthy horses to improve strength, flexibility and balance of the musculoskeletal system
  • Assist in the prevention of injury by treating muscle knots and spasms
  • Overcome harmful muscle fatigue with pre and post event treatments
  • Pain management and increased mobility for horse's suffering from arthritis
  • Individually designed rehabilitation programs for post surgery or injury
  • Anxiety management for emotionally fragile horse

Benefits of Equine Myofunctional Therapy

  • Strengthens muscle and tendon integrity
  • Increases flexibility of the musculoskeletal system
  • Achieves structural balance
  • Improves blood circulation for healthy muscle and bone
  • Lengthens connective tissue for efficient muscle performance
  • Stimulates lymphatic drainage to promote healthy joints
  • Improves nutrient supply for healthy organs
  • Increases muscle flexibility to prevent injury
  • Improves range of movement and body balance
  • Reduces muscle tension and fatigue

Woof and Hoof promotes a positive and relaxed experience for your horse, so treatments are conducted in your horse's environment. In order for Woof and Hoof to determine the best treatment plan for your horse, consultations include an analysis of

  • Your horse's health and medical history
  • Your horse's life style and environment
  • Gait analysis including; hoof placement and range of movement
  • Biomechanical assessment of your horse's musculoskeletal balance
  • Muscle dysfunction due to compensation
  • Assessment of saddle and rug fit
  • Equine Myofunctional Therapy treatment
  • Outcomes and recommendations to enhance your horse's wellbeing and performance