Understanding Pain Management for Horses


Recognizing the signs and symptoms of pain in horses is crucial for their health and wellbeing. Effective pain management for horses can significantly enhance a horse’s quality of life, particularly for those suffering from chronic conditions. Back on Track aims to help horse owners, equestrian professionals, and trainers understand and apply effective pain management strategies.

The Common Causes of Equine Pain

Pain in horses can stem from various sources. Genetics, age, and terminal illnesses are inherent factors, while external influences include lack of exercise, specific breeds, and the demands of discipline or sport. Understanding these causes is the first step towards effective management and prevention.

Natural Pain Relief Treatment For Horses

There are several approaches to managing equine pain without resorting to invasive treatments:

Supplements: Certain supplements are designed to support joint health and reduce inflammation.

Non-Invasive Treatments: Massage therapy, chiropractic care, and acupuncture can offer significant relief without the need for drugs.

Joint Pain Relief: Addressing degenerative joint diseases through comprehensive management strategies is key to maintaining mobility and comfort.

Pain Relief Products: Back on Track offers a range of products tailored to relieve equine pain and aid in recovery.


How Back on Track’s Technology Combats Horse Pain

Back on Track is dedicated to advancing horse health through innovative therapeutic products. Our mission is centered on creating solutions that offer relief and promote recovery, backed by scientific research. The technology behind our Welltex™ products is designed to improve blood circulation and enhance oxygen delivery to reduce muscle inflammation and improve the overall health of equine patients.

Therapeutic Blankets and Wraps: Our therapeutic blankets and wraps are essential for horses involved in rigorous activities like jumping, dressage, reining, cutting, cow horse and rodeo. These products support muscle relaxation and increase blood circulation, aiding in recovery after intense exercise and preventing stiffness and soreness that can result from competing in demanding events.

Joint Pain Relief Products: Horses engaged in high-impact activities such as dressage, jumping, cutting, cowhorse, reining, rodeo, and similar disciplines, face a heightened risk of joint and tendon injuries. Our specially designed therapeutic blankets and sheets offer essential support and protection, both before and after competitions or work sessions. These products are engineered to improve circulation and provide optimal muscle support, helping to prepare horses for performance and accelerate muscle recovery post-performance. Additionally, they assist in managing chronic pain conditions, enhancing overall well-being.

Horse Boots, and Wraps: Tailored for horses involved in both english and western disciplines and trailering, these products address the specific stresses and strains these activities place on a horse’s body. Whether it’s the confinement of trailering, leading to stiff joints and muscles, or the varied demands of both english and western disciplines, our braces and supports offer comfort and protection, ensuring horses remain at their best.

Products for Trail Riding: Trail riding presents unique challenges with uneven terrain and long hours of walking, trotting, and sometimes galloping. Our products cater to the needs of trail horses, offering solutions that prevent post activity soreness and fatigue, ensuring a comfortable and enjoyable experience for both horse and rider.

Back on Track’s diverse range of therapeutic products is meticulously designed to meet the unique challenges faced by horses engaged in a variety of activities, from leisure trail rides to the demanding environments of ranch work, rodeo, jumping and dressage competitions, and endurance events.