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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Naomi has been seeing my horse for about four years now and has been a valuable support both to him and me during this time. He has a wonky pelvis and I struggled to find a saddle to fit him. Naomi has helped with any soreness that he has had…

Sarah Whitehead

I can not recommended highly enough the care and support that Naomi has given my boy and myself over the last two and a half years. He was a very sad pony with kissing spine, and following surgery we started his rehab, through which Naomi guided us through each stage.…

Liz Thomas

Many thanks to Naomi for the exceptional treatment she has given my horses over the 10years I have known her. She has helped us through many injuries over the years and I have always found her to be lovely with the horses, professional to deal with and her attention to…

Liz Webster

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…

Jo Hughes

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…

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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…

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