Epiony Heat Pad

The Epiony heat pad is used as part of our massage treatment.

The Epiony hat pad has four temperature settings and is made of a soft leatherette, so is easily cleaned. It can be placed directly on the horse in various positions.

The benefits of heat to sooth muscles is well know, these include:

  • ​Heat therapy dilates the blood vessels of the muscles. this increases the flow of oxygen & nutrients to the muscle, helping to heal the damaged tissue, & increase the elimination of carbon dioxide and metabolic waste.

  • Heat stimulates the sensory receptors in the skin, thus decreasing transmission of pain signals to the brain. 

  • Heat therapy will reduce stiffness, increase flexibility & improve overall feeling of comfort. Especially useful around the saddle and poll areas.

  • Heat aids relaxation & reduces stress.