Six 8 1/2 by 11 Inch Pages, Color Laminated Point Chart $15.95
This color laminated chart provides medical information and acupressure points so horse owners can support the horse in illness and in medical emergencies. The chart was printed on thick card stock paper and laminated to make it waterproof. This design makes it ideal to keep in the barn, tack trunk or horse trailer.
Note: The acupressure points on this chart are not a substitute for medical care. If your horse shows any sign of illness call your veterinarian immediately and follow her advice. Apply acupressure to support your horse while medical help is on the way and after he has received medical care.
Chart Format: When unfolded, this beautiful full color chart is 25 ¼ inches long by 11 inches wide. It is printed on both sides, laminated and folded to give you six 8 ½ by 11 inch pages of information. You can view it one, two or three pages at a time. The six pages include:
Chart One: Four large color photos show the locations of the acupressure points used to help the horse with cardiac and respiratory arrest, injury and heat stroke. The points can be used to try and revive the horse who is unconscious and to prevent the horse who is injured or ill from going into shock and losing consciousness.
Chart Two: Three large color photos and an anatomical drawing show the locations of the acupressure points used to help the horse with colic. These points can also be used to support good digestion in the horse and try to prevent colic.
Chart Three: Three large color photos and one anatomical drawing show the locations of the acupressure points used to help the horse with a respiratory infection with or without a fever, cough and mucous (phlegm). Most of these points are also used to support the lungs, respiratory system and immune system in order to prevent illness.
Text Page One is the title page. It provides cautions for using acupressure in emergency situations, the table of contents and a large color photo of Diana doing acupressure on Pericardium 6 and Pericardium 9. These two points have a strong calming influence on the horse and help in times of illness.
Text Page Two is a chart of the vital signs of the horse. It lists the heart rate, respiratory rate, gut sounds, gum color, capillary refill time, rectal temperature and other signs of the horse in health, in minor distress and the horse in emergency illness situations.
Text Page Three gives you a step-by-step lesson in how to do acupressure. It provides tips for working on the horse in emergency situations. It has a large color photo of Diana doing acupressure on Gall Bladder 21. This point calms the horse and relaxes the muscles of the neck and shoulders.