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
- Kentucky Derby Winning Trainer & Trainer of Horse of the Year, Zenyatta
"My Niagara Equissage is in use 4 hours every morning treating many horses for many things, including ALL horses racing that day. I find using the Niagara Equissage on tendons and suspensors removes soreness totally."
- Kentucky Derby Winning Trainer & Olympic Show Jumping Silver Medalist
"The Niagara Equissage is great for warming up and relaxing horses before daily training. We use it for pre-race warm up and for post-race stiffness. We also find that it works great on fillies that tie up."
- Racehorse Trainer in Ireland
My entire yard has been on Brandes Formula for the past year. It is an excellent equine supplement that has helped to keep my horses healthy throughout the season. I would highly recommend Brandes Formula!