Performance & Health Benefits
Injury Recovery / Rehab
Using Niagara Equissage speeds recovery from injuries and medical conditions, and promotes an overall healing condition in horses. The system is particularly beneficial for treating horses with:
Equine Rhabdomyolysis Syndrome (ERS) is a metabolic disorder that is linked to glycogen accumulation during rest. Read more
By definition laminitis in horses is the failure of the attachment between the distal phalanx (coffin bone) and the inner hoof wall. Read more
Lymphangitis in horses is an inflammation and/or swelling associated with impairment of the lymphatic system, particularly in a limb. Read more
Pedal Osteitis is inflammation of the distal phalanx (pedal bone). Read more
An abscess is a cavity containing pus, which is a collection of dead cells, bacteria, and other debris resulting from an infection. Read more
There are many different types of horse cuts and wounds. For example trauma can cause puncture, avulsion (flap of skin), incised, lacerated, abrasion or shear wounds. Read more
Arthritis is a condition involving inflammation of a joint, usually accompanied by pain, swelling, and stiffness. Read more
A bursal is an isolated fluid-filled sac. Some occur naturally at potential pressure points (e.g. point of hock) whereas others are acquired due to repetitive low grade trauma. Read more
Capped hock, elbows and knees are all bursal injuries and result from a direct trauma to the area. Read more
A diffusely enlarged leg below the knee or hock. Read more
Tendons and ligaments are dense bands of fibrous tissue composed mainly of collagen. Tendons connect muscle to bone, while ligaments connect bone to bone. Read more
The system of muscles, tendons and ligaments that allow the horse to ‘lock’ its lower leg joints with little muscular effort are known as the ‘stay apparatus'. Read more
A sore back in a horse can be caused by numerous factors. Read more
A ‘true’ splint in horses occurs when the interosseous ligament becomes damaged, leading to soft tissue inflammation and lameness. Read more
- “Niagara Equissage is an important part of our training program. We use it everyday, especially before working both young and old horses. It helps them loosen up and be comfortable and ready to work. It helps our show horses go better, and improves the demeanor of our school horses. The results we get from the Niagara Equissage on our 23 year old horse are fabulous.”
- Rimell Racing
Having used this product for a trial period of 2-3 months with several different horses, we have found horses on Brandes Formula hold their condition better. Consequently they take their racing better and are able to race more frequently with improved results. We have also established that horses on Brandes Formula are able to utilize their feed more effectively, and therefore need less.
- Chairman - National Veterinarian Physiotherapist Association
I have been taking it myself for some months now and I benefited greatly from it. No more do I suffer with bad colds, etc.
I have also introduced a great number of my race horse clients to Brandes Formula. All have seen the difference. Horses are healthier and therefore recover quicker after racing so can run more often. Brandes Formula is an excellent product that I am happy to endorse.