Equine Head Shaking Syndrome
Equine Head Shaking can be a frustrating and painful issue for you and your horse. Causes of Head Shaking include allergies, infections, cranial nerve disorders, nasal issues, mite infestation, or middle ear disorders. The condition can be painful, to the point of equine self-mutilation. Humans with this issue have described the pain as a burning, crawling or electrical pain sensation.
Acupoints known to benefit the condition of equine head shaking are shown on the chart below.
As always, consult your holistic veterinarian first as this is a serious and possibly dangerous condition.