Salt Chamber, a company specializing in dry salt therapy products, equipment, concepts, and experiences, has collaborated with the World Equestrian Center (WEC) in Ocala, Florida, and Hagyard Equine Medical Institute in Lexington, Kentucky to offer equine salt rooms to their individual facilities. “We are thrilled to partner with these two iconic facilities.
Working with the largest equestrian complex in the United States and the official veterinary service provider of the National Thoroughbred Racing Association is further proof of dry salt therapy as a safe, non-invasive, and drug-free therapy that improves inflammatory airway disease and skin issues, to naturally enhance performance,” commented Leo Tonkin, CEO of Salt Chamber. According to the news release, dry salt therapy has demonstrated to impact lung volume and function, advance recovery, improve performance, and enhance an animal’s quality of life. Veterinarians and horse trainers implementing dry salt therapy sessions into their horses’ training programs have reported benefits (e.g., dedicated decongestant, lower airway disease (LAD) treatment, decreases travel sickness, mud fever treatment, and rapid skin rash clearance, along with lower veterinary bills and quicker race times). A drug-free modality, dry salt therapy is completely compliant with competition rules and regulations in racing and every equine performance discipline. WEC and Hagyard feature SALT FX Pro halogenerators in a temperature-controlled environment. Equine salt therapy consists of the inhalation of 99.99% pure grade sodium chloride, which serves as an effective decongestant to clear mucus from the respiratory system. This treatment helps to enhance the efficiency of a horse’s breathing, which ultimately may result in improved cardiovascular performance. “Dry salt therapy is the best natural performance enhancer we have ever seen, and we have tried hundreds of health and wellness modalities,” said Angie and Michael Scully, owners of Eclipse Equine Sports Therapy Center, in the release. “We have seen increased lung capacity after just one treatment.”