Physiotherapy techniques

A variety of soft tissue techniques, joint mobilisation techniques and electrotherapy treatments are incorporated into the equine physiotherapy treatments as appropriate.

This helps your horse to be in the best physical condition, enabling him / her to perform to the level that you require.

Treatment in the early stages after injury or loss of performance is essential for a quick and full recovery.

Treatments include:

Soft tissue manipulations

Joint mobilisation

Myofascial Release

Trigger Point Therapy

Soft Tissue Mobilisation


Deep friction massage

Massage / bodywork

Neuromuscular techniques

Core stability training

Proprioceptive taping

Rehabilitation programmes


Advice on saddle fit

When to seek help

Don't wait until you detect a problem. Prevention is better than cure!
Organise regular checkups tailored to your horse's needs.

Look out for:

  • Deterioration in performance
  • Difficulty maintaining an outline
  • Difficulty in engaging hindquarters
  • Reluctant to go forward
  • Poor balance during lateral work
  • Poor transitions
  • Loss of jumping capacity
  • Muscle imbalance/atrophy
  • Pre-post competition
  • Sore back
  • Stiffness and resistance
  • Napping, rearing, bucking
  • Disunited in canter
  • Uneven shoe wear
  • Lameness
  • After an injury
  • Post surgery
  • Ill fitting saddle

Juliet's qualifications

Juliet is a Chartered Physiotherapist and Veterinary Physiotherapist registered with the Health and Care Professions Council and a member of the following organisations:

  • Chartered Society of Physiotherapists
  • Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Occupational Health and Ergonomics
  • Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Animal Therapy
  • Acupuncture Association of Chartered Physiotherapists