Testimonials

 

Testimonials From Clients of Acupoint Therapies LLC

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Dear Rebecca,

After working with you for several months it would be wrong of me if I didn’t acknowledge the success you have given my horse.  I heard of you through word of mouth, and may I say highly recommended word of mouth. From day one, I am so happy I took the initiative and made that first call. The rest is history!
To begin with I realize the importance of good team work and keeping competition horses maintained. I have been very successful in many competition hunter and jumper arenas including hunter breeding. I have owned and trained many National AA Champions and  had the privilege of owning 3 Grand Prix Jumpers, one of them won an Olympic Trial with Ian Miller in Quebec Canada.
As we all know, we ask a lot from our horses especially if they are performing. We realize not only how talented these great horses are, but also how fragile they can be. I first called you to treat my young Grand Prix Prospect about five months ago.
The initial reason for the call was to get him ready for his first  Jumper show this year.  After you treated him his jumping improved ten fold. He was so comfortable and I could see huge results in his training by the 2nd day.  His muscles were more relaxed and he was firing over the jumps.  The next time I had you come out was due to a bad shipping experience. He arrived at the show totally stiff almost tied up and couldn’t hardly compete at his competition that day.  His win was bittersweet. The first thing I did when I got him home safely was to contact you.
Being always the true professional you are,  you wanted a full detailed description of the event. You came out right away and treated my horse. Within a 48 hour time span the horse was completely comfortable and was able to go back to work shortly thereafter.  His next competition and since you have been treating him on almost a monthly basis, he has gone on to be Champion at each show since.
I am so thankful my horse and I have you in our lives. Your results have clearly spoken for themselves. I only wish I had a video before you treated him and the  show results after you had performed your magic on him. The results are AMAZING and I am amazed how you have improved the quality of my horse. I can really see a difference in having him done more frequently and not just once in awhile.  This has allowed you to fine tune him as needed. I have trusted you explicitly and only hope others will witness your talent and compassion. You are Amazing!!!!!
Kind and Sincere regards,
-L. du Pont
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L. Jones writes:
ASTRO WAS SO HAPPY THE NEXT MORNING WHEN I RODE HIM AT 6 AM.  NO CRANKINESS WHEN TACKING HIM UP, NO SULKING WHEN THE RIDE BEGAN AND EASILY TROTTING FIGURE 8 CIRCLES AT A SITTING TROT.  EARS NEVER WENT BACK.
The report that weekend from the show:
ASTRO WAS MOVING BETTER THAN EVER.  VERY LARGE SHOW, FIRST CLASS TOOK 3 1/2 HOURS.  HE WAS SECOND IN THE HACK CLASS!!!  RIDER WAS WONDERFUL, HORSE WONDERFUL, GOOD AS IT GETS.  THIS SHOW WAS AT PIMLICO RACETRACK AND WAS A BENEFIT FOR MID ATLANTIC HORSE RESCUE SO THEY GOT TO WATCH HIM AND WERE THRILLED.
An update one week later:
HE IS NOW SO FREE THROUGH THE SHOULDER AND HIS STRIDE IS ENORMOUS.  HE IS EVEN HAPPIER WHEN I TACK HIM UP, NO EARS GOING BACK, LOVES TO GO FOR A RIDE IN THE FIELDS, FORWARD AND CONTENT.

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Rebecca has been helping me with my gelding, Felix, since 2004. At the time, she was the only one who could make him feel any better. Now he struggles with allergies and muscle tension, and Rebecca is still the one who brings him the most relief. She is without a doubt one of his favorite people! What I value the most is that Rebecca is always willing to help me find new solutions to solving Felix’s problems. Rebecca has been key in helping Felix recognize his potential as a dressage horse. I know we would not be where we are today without her and we are both grateful!”

-F. Daviet

 

 

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I Know WhyCount on Lou 1Rebecca’s work is excellent.  The time she spends on each horse is phenomenal and unlike other acupuncturists.  She doesn’t just stick them and walk away.  She is very in tune with the horse and we have had great results with her work.  The key is to let her do it correctly by having her out multiple times to work on a horse and not to think of acupuncture as a one time thing.  If you let her do her thing, it works.” – D. Capuano

 

 

 

Hero's Reward

Hero’s Reward

 

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HootieRebecca has been treating my horse for 6 years and I can’t emphasize enough the role she has played in keeping Hootie physically and emotionally healthy throughout his competitive career.  I have seen first hand the benefits that regular acupuncture treatment has had on my horse and I would highly recommend her services to anyone looking to invest in the health of their horse.” – M. Marquardt

 

 

 

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Thank you so much for all the time and effort you put into Renzi this fall.  You have no idea how much I appreciate it.” – Amanda S.

 

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Hi Rebecca,

Panda is doing remarkable well.  The suspension is back in her gait, she is not paddling, and Katie reports that she hasn’t been stiff in the hips. Katie has been very diligent about doing Panda’s stretches and Panda is very good for her.  I do not feel the lumps on her neck any more.  Katie says she is “much more solid now”.  I have to tell you that this is the most remarkable response that I’ve ever seen in a horse to any type of treatment!  Well done and thank you! – Cindy M.

 

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Rebecca:

I wanted to take a moment to thank you for helping my horse, Justin.  He sustained an acute injury to his left hind limb following a sliding stop into a gate while in the paddock on January 6th, 2006.  He was diagnosed by New Bolton Center via an ultrasound and full body nuclear scintigraphy with a pulled semimembranosus and semitendinosus (hamstring muscles) and an avulsion fracture of the ventral aspect of the left tuber ischii.  Justin was treated by New Bolton for 8-1/2 months to monitor the hematoma and avulsion fracture as they healed.  He continued to experience fluid around his biceps femoris muscles and remained tender and weak in his hind end.  As I was instructed to increase his flat work it seemed as though he became weaker and weaker.  I was also unable to maintain his weight and he had developed a scruff type skin rash along the semimembranosus and semintendinosus muscles on his left hind.  At this point I realized that he had other injuries and areas of his hind end that needed attention.

Once Justin was released from New Bolton Center, I had him evaluated by Dr. Roger Scullin.  He diagnosed the scruff type skin rash to be caused by a pinch nerve.  He was also concerned that so much fluid remained along the bicep femoris area as well as his drop in weight and muscle tone with the increased work.  At the time of Dr. Scullin’s initial evaluation, Justin was lame in 3 out of 4 limbs.  It was at Dr. Scullin’s recommendation that I call you for acupuncture treatments.

I noticed a remarkable difference after the first treatment.  It was obvious that he was in much less pain.  Once the nerve was released, the fluid and swelling began to dissipate, he began gaining a few pounds and the scruff type skin rash began to clear up on it’s own.  The weekly treatments that followed also proved to relieve Justin’s pain and discomfort.  He became sounder and sounder with each treatment.

Ten months later Justin is well on his way to being completely healed.  I am currently flatting Justin in full work as well as jumping 2’6” cross rails to continue to stretch out the muscles that he held so tight for 8-1/2 months.  I truly appreciate the time and care that you gave him during his treatments.  It was obvious that your main concern was helping Justin feel as good as he can, as quickly as he can.  Thank you.” -Sherry C.

 

 

 

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