Why Salt therapy for horses?
Drug free/Eliminates the need for medication
Strengthens immune system
Clears mucus from respiratory system
An effective decongestant
Perfect complimentary treatment
Ideal for - Respiratory, skin conditions, head shakers and to improve lung capacity in sport horses.
Humans are not the only ones that benefit from dry salt therapy (Halotherapy). Other land-based breathing animals such as horses have a respiratory and lung system similar to that of people.
Respiratory - Horses are exposed to the same air we breathe which often contain pollutants, pollen, allergens, airborne diseases and more. They often experience the same issues including inflammation, extra mucus, and restrictive breathing. A clean respiratory system from salt therapy will allow for improved lung function, increased oxygen carrying capacity and clearer airways. These vital performance enhancers may increase the horses stamina, raise its energy levels and help it perform better.
Skin - Horses also face extreme skin conditions from being exposed to wind, dirt, mud and other factors. Because dry salt is ultra-absorbent, the microparticles permeate into the epidermis of your horses skin, absorbing into the natural oils and reducing the frequency of irritating skin conditions. The natural anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties of salt can prevent the development of irritating skin conditions and help normalize the skins natural PH level making it ideal for horses with mud fever, sweet itch, dermatitis, ringworm as well as general wound care.
Head shaking - This frustrating and painful syndrome can have a significant impact on the horses welfare, various triggers include heat, cold, wind, dust, irritant gases, moisture, dryness, pressure or anything that stimulates and sensitizes the respiratory surface, such as allergies. When your horse inhales the sodium into his body this then plays a vital role in the function of the central nervous system and helps the transportation of glucose across the cell membranes.
Salt is also a natural antihistamine that helps strengthen the body's immune response to these allergies.
How does it work?
Using 99% pharamcutical grade sodium chloride, which reduces to less than two microns per particle by the halogenerator, the salt chamber is designed to mimic the salt mines of Europe back in the 1800's, where people would breathe in the salt to help with their ailments.
The salt particles are so microscopic that they reach the lower respiratory tract thereby reducing inflammation, mucus, and restrictive breathing, and allow for improved lung function.
The micro-particles that are not inhaled permeate into the epidermis of the horse's skin, absorbing into the natural oiuls and reducing the frequency of irritating skin conditions and helps normalise the skin's natural PH balance.
Dry salt is super absorabnt and acts like a sponge, attracting foreign substances along its path through the respiratory tract. The dry salt can be imagined to behave like a toothbrush that cleans through the respiratory system, removing build-up of foreign elements that cause various respiratory ailments and conditions.