Routine check-ups are of benefit both during and out of competition season to maintain and improve optimum performance. All horses can benefit from physiotherapy intervention and are likely to present with discomfort or pain at some point in their career. Older horses too can benefit greatly from physiotherapy treatment to keep them comfortable and maintain joint mobility and muscle strength as they age.

Common Conditions Treated:

  • Spinal pain and stiffness

  • Muscle imbalances and wasting

  • Back and neck pain - saddle related issues

  • Bone, muscle, tendon and ligament injuries

  • Joint conditions - arthritis, inflammation and swelling

  • Post-competition soreness

  • Neurological conditions

  • Post-operative rehabilitation, wounds and scar tissue

 What To Look Out For:

  • Lameness and gait abnormalities

  • Bucking, bolting, rearing, napping or head shaking

  • Dislike of being tacked up, groomed or shod

  • Schooling issues - incorrect leg, disuniting or poor transitions

  • Stiffness or lack of suppleness when ridden or lunged

  • Toe drag or not tracking up 

  • Refusing fences

  • Poor performance

  • Difficulty loading or travelling in trailer

Treatments Provided:

  • Soft tissue techniques 

  • Remedial massage

  • Joint mobilisations

  • Electrotherapy - NMES, TENS


  • Active and passive stretches

  • Reflex techniques

  • Kinesiotaping

  • Home exercise programs for mobility, strength and balance

  • Saddle fit and foot balance education

  • Training aid and handling advice

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