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 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…

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