Acupressure for Horses Part 4: Introduction to the Acupressure Points



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Acupuncture and acupressure stimulate the same points. These points lie on energy channels or meridians. Each meridian has a certain number of acupuncture/acupressure points. For example, the liver meridian has 14 points, the stomach meridian 45 points, and the lung meridian 11 points. Each acupressure point has 3 to 5 effects that can influence different regions of the body.

So that you can find individual points on your horse, Dr. Ina Gösmeier describes in detail the exact localization of each acupressure point and the different effects.

 
Further videos in this series: 
 
 

You will learn in this video:

  • What acupressure points and meridians are for horses
  • How to find the important acupressure points on your horse
  • What the effects are of each point and how they can be combined

Dr. Ina Gösmeier

Ina Gösmeier is a veterinarian with heart and soul and has specialized in treating horses with Traditional Chinese Medicine. Many of her four-legged patients are world superstars. She is also involved in teaching acupuncture to veterinary practitioners at universities and lectures regularly in Britain, Ireland and the USA. She is a fully qualified Master of Equine Management and has competed in dressage up to Grand Prix level. 

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