Therapy, treatment and care can be part of your routine or may be needed specifically to manage a particular issue.
Finding the right professional to work with you and your horse is important. There are many types of therapy available and understanding each is necessary to help you make decisions about the right care for your horse.
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Examples of some therapies (alphabetically listed) are below and more details about individual therapies are in our blog.
Animal/Veterinary Physiotherapy is a complementary physical therapy usually following referral from a veterinary, commonly undertaken to address musculoskeletal issues.
Behavioural Consultants work with you and your horse to interpret and understand behaviour and characteristics which may indicate issues.
Bowen Therapy is a gentle, non-intrusive hands on therapy which stimulates the body’s inner ability to heal itself.
Dental Technicians/Dentists will examine your horse’s mouth to assess any issues that could be causing pain and provide routine care to maintain healthy teeth.
Equine Facilitated Learning provides a supportive environment for individuals who might benefit from the proximity of horses to encourage self reflection and positive change.
Equine Sports Massage is the application of techniques to increase circulation, range of motion, improve stamina and overall performance.
McTimoney Chiropractic will align and balance the animal’s musculoskeletal system, by adjusting those misaligned joints throughout the whole body whilst paying special attention to the spine and pelvis.
Nutritionists work with you to identify any dietary issues your horse may have and advise how these can be addressed.
Osteopathy involves a series of movements designed to correct disturbances in muscles, tendons, ligaments and joints.
Thermography or Equine Infrared Thermal Imaging is a non-invasive, non-contact, tool that uses infrared imaging equipment and computer software to detect minute differences in the horse’s thermal and neural condition. It can quickly and efficiently identify areas that may require further investigation.
Veterinarians are an essential part of your equine network and work with you to provide routine and emergency care for your animals.
Veterinary Chiropractic is a manual therapy, which can be used for many health and performance problems. It focuses on the biomechanical dysfunction of the spine and its effect on the entire nervous system throughout the body.
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