EQUINE SALT THERAPY – SALT THERAPY FOR HORSES

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SALT Chamber is the pioneer in providing halotherapy access to horses (equine salt therapy). We have partnered with the top trainers and facilities (Churchill Downs, Santa Anita, Wellington) from around the world (United States, Australia, Dubai) to create a portable halotherapy system using our Multi SALT FX® halogenerator, while others have created salt rooms by adding the halogenerator to their permanent stables or mobile trailers using our SALT FX® Pro halogenerator.

SALT Chamber halogenerators provide salt therapy for horses, which, according to the Salt Therapy Association, help to improve the overall health and efficiency of their respiratory system. This ultimately leads to improved cardiovascular performance.

Furthermore, research shows that as the animal inhales the aerosol, the dry salt goes to work inside the respiratory system by acting as an anti-bacterial agent, clearing secretions, and dissolving bacteria and pollutants lodged in the respiratory tract. Ultimately, this lessens inflammation in the lungs, thins out mucus build-up, improves lung function, and opens breathing passages.

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WHY SALT THERAPY FOR HORSES

Humans are not the only ones that benefit from Dry Salt Therapy (Halotherapy). Other land-based breathing animals such as horses have a respiratory and lung system similar to that of people.

And, like people, horses are exposed to the same air we breathe which often contain pollutants, pollen, allergens, airborne diseases, and more. They often experience the same issues including inflammation, extra mucus, and restrictive breathing.

Horses have a large lung capacity and often have issues with normal mucociliary clearance, and, in fact, there are specific guidelines for measuring this excess mucus, especially with thoroughbred and racehorses. A clean respiratory system from salt therapy will allow for improved lung function, increased oxygen-carrying capacity, and clearer airways. These vital performance enhancers may increase the horse’s stamina, raise its energy level, and help it run faster. Horses also face extreme skin conditions from being exposed to wind, dirt, mud, and other factors.

HOW SALT THERAPY WORKS for horses

Once inside a salt room or mobile trailer, or by using a portable unit, a horse will breathe in the dry salt aerosol created by the halogenerator. As the horse inhales the aerosol, the dry salt goes to work inside the respiratory system by acting as an anti-bacterial agent, clearing secretions, and dissolving bacteria and pollutants lodged in the respiratory tract. Ultimately, this lessens inflammation in the lungs, thins out mucus build-up, improves lung function, and opens breathing passages.

The microparticles of dry salt that are dispersed into the air and not inhaled into the respiratory system eventually fall onto the skin. Because dry salt is ultra-absorbent, the microparticles permeate into the epidermis of your pet’s skin, absorb oils, and reduce the frequency of irritating skin conditions. The natural antibacterial properties of salt can prevent the development of bacteria and help normalize the skin’s pH level.

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Equine Therapy – Dry Salt Therapy (Halotherapy) Products

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MULTI SALT FX® HALOGENERATOR

DRY SALT AEROSOL GENERATOR

  • Smaller Areas
    Perfect for portable individual units and mobile horse trailers up to 150 sq. ft.
  • Dual Mode of Management
    Touch screen & Remote control
  • Duration of Halotherapy
    From 10 – 99 min (adjustable, in 1-minute increments)
  • Capacity of the Salt Tank
    Max 40 g
  • Salt Consumption
    0 – 100 g/h (adjustable)
  • Memory
    9 programs (duration of inhalation and salt dosing)
  • Low Power Consumption
    30 W; (operating voltage: 100-240 VAC, 50 – 60Hz)
  • Dimension and Weight
    8.9″ W x 15.5″ H x 8.6″ D; 17.6 lbs.
  • Material Quality
    Parts that come in contact with salt are made of stainless steel and plastic, which, with proper use of the device, ensures its long life
  • CE Certified
  • UL Listed
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SALT FX® PRO HALOGENERATOR

DRY SALT AEROSOL GENERATOR

  • Larger Areas
    Perfect for permanent stables up to 450 sq. ft.
  • Dual Mode of Management
    Touch screen & Remote control
  • Duration of Halotherapy
    From 10 – 99 min (adjustable, in 1-minute increments)
  • Capacity of the Salt Tank
    Max 150 g
  • Salt Consumption
    0 – 500 g/h (adjustable)
  • Memory
    9 programs (duration of inhalation and salt dosing)
  • Low Power Consumption
    25 – 35W; (operating voltage: 120-240 VAC, 50 – 60Hz)
  • Dimension and Weight
    10.6″ W x 18.9″ H x 10.2″ D; 30 lbs.
  • Material Quality
    Parts that come in contact with salt are made of stainless steel and plastic, which, with proper use of the device, ensures its long life
  • CE Certified
  • UL Listed