An equine massage gun is one of the best ways to release muscular pain in a horse. One of
the essential therapies is equine massage therapy, another is doing Common Sense Stretches before and after activity. Horses are incredible animals with many
extraordinary abilities that require more physical activity than most
animals; therefore, they need more health care and pain management
techniques to keep moving.
Horses benefit from massage because their physical activity makes
their muscles strain and often over worked and sometimes injured. To
relax the muscle tension and quicker supply of blood oxygen to the
injured or stiff muscle, horses need massage regularly.
Equine massage, especially percussion massage techniques, has been
used for relaxation, advanced joint movements, pulled muscle, and severe
Equine massage can have a profound effect on the nervous system of
the horse. Some of the benefits of equine massage therapy, to name just a
few, are pain relief, stimulation of the motor nerves, relief from
restlessness and sleep disturbance, and improved proprioception. Equine
massage is also thought to help calm nervous horses or horses in
unfamiliar surroundings and/or stressful conditions.
Troy Brandenburg states, “equine massage can make your horse more comfortable; it can make your horse live longer and get that winning edge too!”
According to Troy, “Massage is a mind game you need to connect your
mind to your horse”. 10 to 15 minutes of good common sense stretches are
more than enough daily.