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EquiStabilising Exercises – Practical day for horse owners.
The use of core stability exercises to promote good health in our horses is well documented and will often be advised by your Physiotherapist, Massage therapist or trainer. They can be used for rehabilitation or just to maintain good spinal flexibility and strength. In order to get maximum benefit from these exercises it is important to understand why you are using them and be able to perform them correctly. This day is designed for you to come and learn how to do these exercises on your own horse, discuss the pros and cons and leave with a better idea of which ones are specifically beneficial to you. Handouts of the exercises will be available for you to take away.
The sessions are taken by Megan Rees. Megan has 20 years experience in Physiotherapy. Starting out in the NHS, then the British Army before moving on to Veterinary Physiotherapy in 2006. Qualifications BSc (Hons) MCSP MSc Vet Physio. Chartered Physiotherapist & Veterinary Physiotherapist. Member of CSP (Chartered Society of Physiotherapy), HCPC (Health and Care Professions Council and ACPAT (Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Animal Therapy).
Megan has a passion for treating both horse and rider fully and as a whole. A rider's weaknesses and asymmetries influence their horses way of going and can cause loss of freedom of movement. By offering treatment and exercise therapy as well as training advice, Megan hopes to restore or promote balance and harmony.
Groups of 3 horses at £25 per person and spectators £10 per person. 60 mins with horses tied up in our main barn so please bring a haynet.
Times for your session will be shared on the Wednesday prior to the clinic date. Please specify in the booking notes if you're looking for a particular time.
Booking to be made via https://myridinglife.com/eventdetails.aspx?id=343910
email [email protected]
with any questions.
Venue address: Bournefield Animal Rehabilitation Centre, Union Road, Bradfield, Reading, Berks, RG7 6AA. We are part of a working farm with cattle in a nearby barn and farm machinery.
Withdrawal policy: If notification of withdrawal is given more than 14 days in advance of event date a refund will be issued minus a 10% admin fee. If notification of withdrawal is given less than 14 days but more than 48 hours in advance a transfer or refund can be offered only when your space can be filled from the waitlist. If your space can be filled from the waitlist (prior to 48 hours) a refund will be issued minus a 10% admin fee. Withdrawals made less than 48 hours before the event, for whatever reason, are non-refundable. If the event is cancelled we will refund the amount you paid minus any processing or services fees using the same payment method used for purchase.