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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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

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

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

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

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