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did not see much results, but praticioner was new to it
3/5/2012 10:24:12 PM
you do not offer the option of no, it's not needed.
3/5/2012 8:35:40 PM
would like to know more.
3/5/2012 8:09:36 PM
Yes, Just once and if the vet was closer I'd still be using it on my horse!
3/5/2012 6:08:30 PM
I am an acupuncturist and use it daily
3/5/2012 4:46:25 PM
It actually cured some long term problems, impressive!
3/5/2012 3:28:15 PM
Have not needed it, but would definitely use it if my horse developed a pain issue
3/5/2012 3:00:50 PM
I saw it make a navicular horse sound! so I use it myself
3/5/2012 1:39:30 PM
not ofr my horse,I have for my rottweiler
3/5/2012 8:54:48 AM
We do eventing, after every trial I take my horse. Me too!
3/4/2012 8:11:32 PM
I'm a human doctor, but now believe in accupuncture based on my OTTB's reactions and improvement
3/3/2012 8:45:49 PM
I have been using it for ERU after cyclosporine implants failed.
3/2/2012 10:05:39 PM
I have my first appt next week!
3/2/2012 3:42:21 PM
3/2/2012 2:47:11 PM
I used it on a foal who we believed suffered a stroke during birth. It helped stimulate her muscles.
3/2/2012 8:44:04 AM
Horse was recommened to be euthanized, tried it, now he is sound! Nerve injury in shoulder
3/2/2012 8:33:02 AM
Didn't do a thing when my horse had developed laminitis during a severe systemic infection
3/2/2012 7:32:42 AM
I would be very interested to see research to prove that acupressure is also effective.
3/2/2012 6:20:15 AM
Had acupuncture myself, last time qualified person put needle in wrong place, pain was diabolical.
3/2/2012 12:56:26 AM
I know others who have used it and it seemed to work well. I would use it if I could afford it!
3/1/2012 9:49:47 PM
I have used acupuncture more than. Several times but not regularly
3/1/2012 8:46:10 PM
Have not used it, but will definitely consider if and when the need arises.
3/1/2012 8:32:44 PM
Acupuncture is very effective for me (the human)
3/1/2012 7:05:36 PM
Never really considered it
3/1/2012 6:23:18 PM
On a horse that colics with high liver enzymes
3/1/2012 3:59:57 PM
Did a full course for back pain in 24 y.o. gelding - worked GREAT!
3/1/2012 1:04:02 PM
Knowing how well it worked for me, I would consider it for my horses if indicated
3/1/2012 9:21:22 AM
3/1/2012 8:56:02 AM
My OTTB's back musces went from rock hard to pliable in a single session of accupuncture.
3/1/2012 6:57:03 AM
I would use it more but very hard to find a vet that offers this and also very expensive
3/1/2012 6:00:26 AM
It provided more relief than anything else for kissing spines in elderly horse.
2/29/2012 10:38:07 PM
saved his life
2/29/2012 10:35:50 PM
Would use it often if I could afford to.
2/29/2012 10:21:34 PM
have used it to help ease muscle pain in my horse...seemed to help!
2/29/2012 10:13:43 PM
Used it on a mare with navicular pain, with great success, and more recently for back/hip issues.
2/29/2012 8:12:18 PM
Very effective with a good practitioner
2/29/2012 7:33:10 PM
Yes and chiropractic
2/29/2012 6:54:55 PM
I use chiropractic methods on my horse. It's made a huge difference!
2/29/2012 5:31:03 PM
Used treatments on a number of horses over the years.
2/29/2012 5:10:41 PM
Veterinary Chiropractor Acupunturist evaluates need. Also has laser acupunture available
2/29/2012 4:48:48 PM
I have used acupressure many times with fantastic results
2/29/2012 4:46:12 PM
I only wish there was a certified acupuncturist available in my area.
2/29/2012 3:45:40 PM
My horse loves it.
2/29/2012 2:52:53 PM
at the track
2/29/2012 1:35:46 PM
Have used acupuncture for the last 6 years. Totally changed my 24 year old warmblood quality of life
2/29/2012 12:45:53 PM
I have a dwarf that has arthritis.. he may benifit from it.
2/29/2012 11:01:03 AM
2/29/2012 9:13:00 AM
My pony was diagnosed as being neurological and unridable. Acupuncture has made him ridable.
2/29/2012 8:41:42 AM
for relief of anhydrosis
2/29/2012 8:19:16 AM
I would consider it if my horse had a condition that might benefit from it
2/29/2012 7:13:04 AM
Helped my top horse in his recovery after chipped ankle.
2/29/2012 1:15:04 AM
Chiropractic regulary for horse and myself. Acupuncture for myself but not my horse yet.
2/29/2012 1:03:32 AM
Have not used it as my horse has never had any need for it but might consider it if the need arose.
2/29/2012 12:11:14 AM
my horses get regular massage
2/28/2012 10:14:55 PM
2/28/2012 9:33:22 PM
Tried it years ago for navicular; problem turned out to be sore tendons-not in hooves! didn't work
2/28/2012 9:32:22 PM
This works. There is no placebo effect in horses.
2/28/2012 9:03:54 PM
Fixed stiff neck and hindquarters; improved attitude but maybe not being uncomfortable did that
2/28/2012 8:54:16 PM
Acupuncture along with chiropractic works wonders on my horses!
2/28/2012 8:39:31 PM
also use acupressure points regularly
2/28/2012 8:11:19 PM
I have never thought about acupuncture as a way to treat horses, interesting idea if effective.
2/28/2012 7:19:20 PM
FOR ROARING. DIDN'T WORK. HORSE WAS SCOPED & DX W/ ARYTENOID CHONDRYTIS.
2/28/2012 7:14:52 PM
I don't know enough about it to make a good decision
2/28/2012 6:31:04 PM
I would like to say No, but would consider it...not clear on your options here
2/28/2012 6:01:05 PM
used it once and the next day our horse could not walk. was an experienced vet too.
2/28/2012 5:53:05 PM
I don't currently have a good acupuncturist but have used it in the past, combined with chiropractic
2/28/2012 4:31:12 PM
Acupuncture was very effective at relieving my horse's back pain.
2/28/2012 4:29:35 PM
It's not available where I live, even if I wanted to try it
2/28/2012 4:28:27 PM
Depends on practicioner. Symptom/response often not as beneficial as tradtional 5-elements approach
2/28/2012 4:24:05 PM
I prefer using acupressure instead because I can do it myself
2/28/2012 4:08:16 PM
never had a need to do it
2/28/2012 4:06:39 PM
I used it twice for back pain and it didn't help him.
2/28/2012 4:01:17 PM
no, the need has never been there
2/28/2012 3:36:58 PM
I'm not aware of any alternative medicine opportunities in my area.
2/28/2012 2:54:31 PM
I was skeptical at first, but it really does work.
2/28/2012 2:41:34 PM
I am very lucky to have a fantastic accupuncture Vet in my area. She has saved many of my OTTB's.
2/28/2012 1:36:02 PM
watched a vet do a work-up on a horse once-- made a believer out of me
2/28/2012 12:48:52 PM
I found it helpful.
2/28/2012 10:46:04 AM
I can't find one that works on horses. I have used it for my dogs with good success.
2/28/2012 10:24:51 AM
I haven't really needed it, but would consider it if the need arises.
2/28/2012 9:05:50 AM
Used it, but honestly, how can you tell if it's working? He seemed the same with or without.
2/28/2012 8:59:32 AM
Have used it for past 15 yrs on different horses with different problems/ good results
2/28/2012 8:46:49 AM
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