COPD, cough, breathing problems
I have been using the Equine Breathing technique on my herd of 4 horses for over a year now. The herd have become less anxious and amazingly have recovered from ailments I didn’t think were healable!
Kite was a severe 365 head shaker at rest and play, suffering breathing difficulties of RAO/COPD, painful muscles and weakness (including azoturia & chronic lameness problems), he always had a sensitive tummy and suffered weight issues and anxiety, he was later diagnosed with a heart murmur.
Amazingly completely without using drugs, Kite’s head shaking has improved 99% already, he no longer presents any symptoms of breathing difficulties, his weight has improved without extra feed and he is looking fabulous. Kite’s muscles have improved so much it’s a joy to see him have a jolly in the field now, his trot is beautiful! He still has healing to do and I’m so proud of him and his recovery so far. I hope one day the Equine Breathing training may even help his heart.
Chico was a very heavy breather with suspected COPD, he had very sore and twitchy muscles. Chico has made an incredible and quick recovery! His sore muscles went from very twitchy and tender, to very itchy. The itchiness from healing has now gone and he no longer has heavy breathing.
Elsie has a Heart arrhythmia, blind left eye (chronic keratitis) & early Cushings. I wasn’t expecting Elsie’s complex heart and eye related symptoms to heal, however, Elsie’s eye has improved dramatically and I am hoping the healing continues! Her arrhythmia had disappeared for a few months and her cushings symptoms have made so much progress including her coat shedding speed.
Finally Bella was another head shaker, she suffered problems with keeping weight on & high anxiety. Little Bella has gone from a high adrenaline pony, climbing over 5 bar gates, stable doors and 5ft fences to an easily managed cool pony staying behind standard 3ft high fence with zero problems. Her head shaking is almost non existent now and gaining weight is no longer an issue!
The learning process and herd recovery has been incredible! Thank you Clare and Equine Breathing for helping in ways I didn’t think were possible!
Tracey, New Forest, UK
My 15yr. old Connemara gelding, Coillte Mah has suffered very badly from copd for the past 5yrs. and I have been struggling to give him some reasonable quality of life. There have been several occasions when I nearly called the vet to have him put to sleep as his lungs were sounding like a church organ. Over the years I have tried many supplements, some worked well and others not so well and always he was getting slowly worse. I was constantly 'surfing the web' looking for new products and discovered Equine Breathing. He has been using the All Weather Breather for several months and the improvement is nothing short of miraculous and I don't think that it will be too long now before I will be riding him again.
I also have an 8yr. old Irish Cob called Samson and a few weeks ago he developed behavioural problems. He became over reactive and very spooky and also started to crib badly. After using the All Weather Breather for only a couple of weeks he is a different horse. He no longer cribs and is focused and co-operative during our schooling lessons and much safer on the roads. Clare has been so supportive during this amazing journey. Not only do I have two healthy and well behaved horses, I have learned so much as well.
Well I can't begin to tell you the miracle turn around of Tom - he is a different horse. I have continued the IN breathing and used the all weather breather for up to 3 hours a day now. He has stopped coughing, he has brought up white mucus, done a lot of nose blowing and his breathing is not so noticeable in fact nearly back to normal and he enjoys wearing it. He is certainly very happy within himself - a complete turnaround - it is just amazing.
I found your video (Using the All Weather Breather) very helpful and loaded with information easy to understand and follow. I am so glad I found you Clare you are brilliant thank you for sharing your knowledge
Jennifer, Oxfordshire, UK
Three years ago Fliss started Equine Breathing with Kitty who was diagnosed with COPD and suffered bad lethargy. The vet's prognosis was that Kitty's allergic response would increase with age and her condition continue to worsen resulting in extreme asthma attacks.
Hope you are keeping well and still doing a wonderful job of bringing relief to many owners and horses!
Kitty is still off the drugs and most impressively of all has even coped with a week or so of being stabled 24/7 due to a foot abscess, no mean feat given her previous form :-)
The fact she's coped with some time in her stable means I can be a bit braver on days when it's really hot or wet and perhaps stable her for a half day if it's really nasty. For the first time in years Liam and I are having a properly holiday, even going abroad!, and I feel so much better about leaving her than I ever would have - all thanks to you and I am truly grateful.
Kitty was full of beans tonight and came over, cantering and bucking for her dinner and telling me off for being late - lovely to see.
Fliss, Gloucestershire UK
Just to update you on the Equine Breathers and Sam.
I have ridden Sam throughout the summer and have not had any double breathing from him and his recovery from canter work is a lot quicker now; 5/6 minutes instead of 30mins. Now getting into training for winter time with view to getting back into endurance rides in the spring 2012.
Last weekend we had a naughty but nice experience of Sam bolting off across the New Forest for half a mile in canter …..Not even a heavy breathe, no sweating - unbelievable.
Pauline, Hampshire, UK
I bought the all weather breather at ‘Your Horse Live’ for my coloured cob Teddy as he had a bad cough.
I had booked the vet to call out on Wed (3 days later) but decided to postpone the visit and give your breather a chance. Well I am glad I did. Teddy has not coughed up any gunk out side his stable since, and although he does cough during ridden exercise it is no where near as bad. He seemed more focused as well. My friends on the yard can't believe the difference either. A big thank you to you Claire, the natural approach is always the better one as far as I am concerned.
I must admit since Ted has had the All Weather Breather he seems to have more energy, he shows off in the field. Schooling is better and his body shape has changed for the better. He has muscled up. He has just been given the all clear from the back lady. I have started some of the parelli in hand level one exercises with him. He wears the all weather breather Monday to Friday in the field. Thanks for your help and support.