The Horse Physio - Delivering care with expertise since 1992
Testimonials and Awards
BPT Bonus Content
Brain, Pain or Training?’ Practical Exercises: Introduction
May 11, 2023
This may be the most important chapter of this book.Here you’ll find a set of ten practical exercises that you can do with your horse to help assess whether he could be suffering some discomfort that might affect his behaviour or performance. The aim of these exercises is to assess balance, comfort, ease and freedom of movement, muscle tone, reaction to touch, soundness, symmetry of the musculoskeletal system, and symmetry of movement. Unexpected responses could flag up weakness, discomfort, stiffness, restriction in range of movement, muscle spasm, unsoundness, and asymmetry in either the horse’s musculoskeletal system or his movement.
Get your hands on our hands-on massage course!
May 9, 2023
We all love a massage, and our horses are no different. Massage is an excellent skill to learn and a great gift to give our horses. If you love learning from a book, buy Sue Palmer’s book [Horse Massage for Horse Owners]. However, learning from a book is complex and problematic for many people. More and more people have been asking for Sue to run a hands-on massage course to give them a chance to learn some valuable techniques to help with their horses.
100 Handy Hints on Horsemanship: One
December 30, 2022
Never be afraid to ask questions of the people you’ve chosen to work with you and your horse. There is no such thing as a stupid question,
17.12.2022 Vote for World Horse Welfare
December 17, 2022
You may remember that, thanks to wonderful supporters like you, we won £12,000 in this year’s SEIB Giving Charity Award, which was brilliant news – but now we need your help again! Could you spare a minute to nominate us for SEIB’s 2023 Charity Award?
Can hindlimb proximal suspensory desmopathy be treated surgically and a horse continue to compete?
December 11, 2022
Proximal suspensory desmopathy, the technical term for injury to the top of the suspensory ligament, is a common cause of hindlimb lameness or poor performance in horses from all equestrian sports, including general purpose horses. The most successful long-term treatment is a surgical procedure
‘Horse Massage For Horse Owners’ - Compression
January 7, 2022
You can buy 'Horse Massage for Horse Owners' on Amazon (affiliate link), or from The Horse Physio. Join my mailing list today for FREE bonus content at www.thehorsephysio.co.uk. Compression Practising on yourself Rest your hand lightly on your forearm, just above your wrist, and slowly slide it towards your elbow. As you reach the end […]