In response to the comments and messages, I had thought about drafting up a little blurb, but decided this topic would be better left to a professional. So, I contacted my good friend, SpottedDressage (the one who has taped Suzie) and
With that being said, I recommend viewing SpottedDressage's in depth article, which covers the how and whys of this alternative therapy click here.
And in addition to the more scientific aspect of the tape, I wanted to speak about my own experiences as an owner and how it has affected Suzie, because I too, was a skeptic at one point.
Since my friend had undergone the associated schooling and such to practice this therapy, I jumped at the chance to test it on Suzie's problematic knee. I didn't hold much hope initially, but was pleasantly surprised when the tape fell off 5 days later that her knee was much less abrasive and ballooned. I still kick myself that I had never taken any before photos.
|It speaks for itself.|
For those who are considering taping their equines, I urge you to find a professional and try it for yourself! You may be pleasantly surprised as to what changes you see.