|Performed by Dr. Jon McCormick, equine acupuncture has been used on horses for many years, and can be effective in a variety of equine conditions including:
We perform acupuncture both on-site and at our veterinary clinic. Acupuncture is defined as the insertion of tiny, sterile needles into the horse’s body at specific points. Once the needles are place it is common for horses to begin to drop their heads in relaxation. At times, horses fall asleep during their treatment.
- Performance issues
- Tendon/ligament issues
- Post-surgical rehabilitation
- Reproductive problems
- Pain relief, back pain relief
- Chronic conditions, skin conditions, allergies
- Non-surgical colic
When performed by a specially trained veterinarian, acupuncture is very safe and has very few side effects. The number of treatment may vary based on the needs of the horse.
Please call us today if you would like us to evaluate your horse for acupuncture treatments. (435) 882-1051