Frequently asked questions

How long does a session take?
Typically between an hour and one hour and a half for an initial assessment.

Why should my horse be dry for the appointment?
It makes palpation (feeling) much easier and subtle problems and changes in the muscles and joints are more easily identified.

Will I have to ride for the assessment?
Not usually, although it is useful in some cases. Where this would be useful but isn't practical video footage can be used.

Can I ride afterwards?
Its usually best to assume between one day and one week off after treatment depending on the problem, and best not to have any competitions or lessons planned for the next day!

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We have a 19 year old 15.3 hand high gelding ‘Ri’ who my daughter competes in all disciplines. Ruth Gladman recommended that we contact Naomi as coming out of the winter into more sustained schooling Ri could not perform consistently. He had lost muscle tone and topline and looked generally…

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I struggled to find a good Physio for my horses for a fair few years and had lost faith in finding a Physio with a natural eye and understanding of the modern day show jumping horse. I then came across Naomi who restored my faith. I was very impressed with…

Sophie Heaven

Chez my 14 year old Arab x cob gelding had become severely lame and was diagnosed with arthritis in his hock. Chez also has a slightly tilted pelvis from birth, the combination of this and the arthritis resulted in Chez using his muscles incorrectly in his back. He was extremely…

Steph Bond

My horse was diagnosed with a 4cm tear in the Deep Digital Flexor Tendon in the foot of his right fore. After 6 months of box rest with with only 15 minutes / day of walking in hand and remedial shoeing, Naomi came to see him, carried out a full…

Ros Lewis - Horse Rider

I first contacted Naomi two years ago when I bought my 5 year old gelding Bumble to check him over before I began his ridden career. He came to me backed and ridden away but had never received proper schooling and was very underdeveloped. He often became tight through his…

Rhiannon Chalmers-Brown

Dean came to see my horse Ludo after an ongoing problems with his arthritis and endless vets bills for cortisone injections! Ludo was uncomfortable rushing off when I was riding him and constantly stiff and slightly lame on the back end! After treating Ludo Tuesday and a few days off,…

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