Reiki in Ireland is not confined to people benefiting from Reiki treatments.
Horses are also experiencing the wonders of Reiki energy healing.

Reiki energy is being used on competitive race horses as well as on horses that have gone through emotional traumas.

Some Reiki practitioners use Reiki exclusively on animals. They also facilitate Reiki courses for owners of animals. Reiki is truly a wonderful gift that can be shared with your horse on a daily basis.

The Reiki treatment

If you plan on giving Reiki to any animal, you must know your animal. Always approach an animal from a position they are comfortable with.
It is important that you know and recognise the body signals that animals give when they are uncomfortable with your presence or with what you are doing.

Horses like all animals are very sensitive to energy and are very intuitive.
They will take as much energy as they desire, and when they have had enough they will move away. The length of a session varies according to the needs of the animal.Even ten to fifteen minutes can go a long way.

The Reiki practitioner will often be guided by the horse regarding where to place his or her hands. In some cases like infected wounds, the Reiki practitioner will hold their hands a few inches away from the horse’s physical body.

It is desirable that the first few Reiki treatments be given in an environment familiar to the horse. It is also a good idea to have the horse owner or carer present.

It is sometimes suggested that the owner have a Reiki session first, so they can have an understanding of what the horse is experiencing.

Benefits of Reiki for horses

  • Reduces Stress
  • Relieves Pain
  • Assists with recovery from trauma
  • Improves Confidence
  • Helps gain peak performance
  • Relaxes horses before races and travel
  • Boosts energy levels
  • Helps with flexibility

What can happen during a gentle healing Reiki session?

  • Relaxed state
  • Natural Stretching
  • Lowering of the head
  • Sighing
  • Yawning
  • Heavy eyelids
  • Sleep
  • Chewing
  • Licking of lips

How your horse might behave after the energy treatment?

  • Relax
  • Have boosted energy
  • Drink or eat or both
  • Appear very calm

Equine Reiki is not meant to be a substitute for Veterinarian care.
If your horse has a serious health issue, contact your Vet.

For more information on Reiki in Ireland visit The Healing Pages

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