The Equi-Taping Method

Equi-Tape® works by adhering to the skin with an elastic quality, which allows it to decompress the skin to help relieve pressure and pain, increase lymph and blood flow, and accelerate oxygen availability for healing. It can also aid in removing toxins commonly associated with injury and overuse in areas with edema.

Training: 

The use of Equi-Tape can help your horse become and stay sounder longer. Equi-Tape can increase your horse’s athletic potential by aiding the quality of your horse’s movement through increased joint and muscle flexibility, strength, and recovery. Train harder and recover quicker!

Rehabilitation: 

Equi-Tape can be effective in reducing swelling, inflammation, soreness and stiffness.  Equi-Tape can be useful for horse’s who exhibit: tense or shortened muscles, joint swelling, ligament/tendon or other soft tissue damage including; trigger points, scar tissue and lymph or fascia related issues. Equi-Tape can also help restore full range of motion.

Overall Benefits of Equi-Taping®

  • Increase oxygen supply and circulation

  • Reduce fatigue

  • Aid in shortening healing and recovery time

  • Decrease inflammation, swelling and associated pain

  • Aid in toxin removal and increase natural metabolism of by-product build-up to help muscles and joints work more efficiently

  • Support joints, tendons and ligaments

  • Assist joint and muscle movement encouraging full range of motion making it advantageous for use in training programs

What is the Equi-Taping Method®?

The Equi-Taping Method refers to techniques, protocols, and training behind successful application of tape, which takes into consideration desired goals or outcomes. Below are categories applications fall under.

  • Muscle Relaxation Tapings

  • Muscle Assist Tapings

  • Joint/Tendon/Ligament Tapings

  • Circulation Tapings – Fan / Basket Weave

  • Fascia Release Tapings

  • Localized Decompression / Spot Tapings

  • Practitioner Advanced Tapings – Acupuncture, Sensory, biomechanical, etc.

You can learn more about Equi-Tape and view their education on their website here.

I offer all clients and in person workshop participants a 10% discount on tape purchased from me directly.

This does not apply to tape purchased on the Equi-Tape website

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