How Acupressure Works and When to use it Historical and Theoretical Background of Acupressure Horse Types for Acupressure Acupressure Points to Mentally Balance Each Horse Type The Application of Acupressure Acupressure Points - Description and Effects Closing Comments
Dr. Ina Goesmeier studied veterinary medicine at the University of Giessen in Germany, after which she obtained specialized certification in acupuncture, undertaking additional studies in Chinese herbology at universities in China and Switzerland. Since 2002, she has been responsible for the horses on the German national teams at championship events and in international competition, where her job is to maintain the health, well-being, and performance of the horses, using naturopathic methods.
It's fascinating stuff - and if Ingrid Klimke (who wrote the
foreword) and the German team get results with Traditional Chinese
Medicine, then I think I'll be giving it a try with my horse.
Acupressure for Horses by Ina Goesmeier will reveal the benefits of this therapy. Chapters include an explanation of what acupressure is and why is can be a less intense method of healing than acupuncture, the different channels of energy, horse types, acupressure points and correct application to lessen effects of unsettling events such as yard move, travelling or competing. -- Wendy Parsons * The Essex Rider *
I have come to know and value Dr. Ina Goesmeier she possesses the very rare gift of being able to consolidate the diverse and complicated facts of medical cases into explanations that the layperson can easily follow. -- Ingrid Klimke, Olympic Equestrian Gold Medallist