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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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

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

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

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 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

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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