Using kinesiology taping is successful in rehabilitation, prevention and training for the horse. The effect of Equi-tape is based on its ability to interact with skin and associated neuro sensory and mechano receptors. It's design characteristics and associated application techniques decompress tissue, allowing increased circulation. This lifting principle behind the decompression facilitates blood and lymph flow impacting pain receptors. It facilitates movement - recoils muscles and supports joint and is useful both post injury and whilst in work.