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How can I help my horse with Equi-Tape®?

How can I help my horse with Equi-Tape®?

Equi-Taping™ is a versatile modality that can be used to help horses in a combination of ways. Equi-Tape® allows muscles, tendons, joints and ligaments to work more freely during activity thereby being an excellent addition to any training program.


The use of Equi-Tape® can help your horse become and stay sounder longer. Equi-Tape® can increase your horse’s athletic potential by aiding the quality of your horse’s movement through increased joint and muscle flexibility, strength, and recovery. Train harder and recover quicker!


Equi-Tape® can be effective in reducing swelling, inflammation, soreness and stiffness.  Equi-Tape® can be useful for horse’s who exhibit: tense or shortened muscles, joint swelling, ligament/tendon or other soft tissue damage including; trigger points, scar tissue and lymph or fascia related issues. Equi-Tape® can also help restore full range of motion.

Overall Benefits of Equi-Taping

  • Increase oxygen supply and circulation
  • Reduce fatigue
  • Aid in shortening healing and recovery time
  • Decrease inflammation, swelling and associated pain
  • Aid in toxin removal and increase natural metabolism of by-product build-up to help muscles and joints work more efficiently
  • Support joints, tendons and ligaments
  • Assist joint and muscle movement encouraging full range of motion making it advantageous for use in training programs


What is the Equi-Taping™ Method?

The Equi-Taping™ Method refers to techniques, protocols, and training behind successful application of tape, which takes into consideration desired goals or outcomes. Below are categories applications fall under.

  • Muscle Relaxation Tapings
  • Muscle Assist Tapings
  • Joint/Tendon/Ligament Tapings
  • Circulation Tapings – Fan / Basket Weave
  • Fascia Release Tapings
  • Localized Decompression / Spot Tapings
  • Practitioner Advanced Tapings – Acupuncture, Sensory, biomechanical, etc.


"The success of any taping is directly related to the application chosen, desired physiological goal, and technique used". Dr Beverly Gordon 


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