WATER TREADMILL

WHY USE A WATER TREADMILL?

  • Reduce mechanical stresses applied to the limbs

  • Improve joint range of motion

  • Decrease pain and inflammation

  • Improve  muscle strength

  • Increase cardiovascular endurance

  • Promote circulation and reduce edema

  • Restore sensory and motor disturbances

  • Maintain athletic performance

  • Improve motor control and joint stability

  • Improve stride length

WHO WILL BENEFIT FROM THE WATER TREADMILL?

If your Horse or Pony falls into any of the following categories the Treadmill is of use

  • Horses recovering from traumatic or repetitive injuries

  • Horses who have developed inhibiting  or painful compensatory patterns of movement

  • Older animals who may have developed painful arthritic changes in their joints

  • Horses requiring an increase and/or maintenance in their athletic performance