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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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 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

Naomi has been treating my horses for many years and I can't imagine using anyone else. She always listens to the issues with individual horses and thoroughly assesses them whilst explaining what she is finding and treating. I would never have got one of my horses back on track after…

Cery Owens, Vet Student

Naomi has been treating my horses for over 12 years. I know that she has been fundamental in keeping my horses fit and happy in their work. When my mare suffered a serious tendon injury the prognosis was that there was no guarantee she would ever be ridden again.…

Joy Yeo

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

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…

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