In horses (and zebras), acupuncture is used for a variety of scenarios, including:
- Treating musculoskeletal and neuromuscular disorders;
- Identifying and eliminating causes of poor performance and training resistance; and
- Addressing eye problems; skin diseases; endocrine (hormonal) disorders; circulatory and lymphatic faults; respiratory conditions (heaves or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease); digestive disorders (colic); and reproductive problems.
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