Horse Rider Physiotherapy Services

Mounted assessment  – observation of rider’s posture, movement and symmetry.

You do not have to have a mounted assessment as part of your rider physiotherapy but it is extremely useful to establish your habits and how they impact on your horse.

Un-mounted assessment – observation of posture and symmetry, assessment of range of movement, muscle strength and length, palpation of tissues.


  • Joint mobilization and manipulation
  • Soft tissue mobilsation.
  • Massage
  • Electrotherapy
  • Acupuncture

Pulsed Electromagnetic Therapy –  relieves pain, increases circulation, increases the rate of tissue repair, accelerates the inflammatory process, reduces swelling.

Laser – accelerates healing, restores cellular function, reduces pain and swelling, decreases muscle spasm.

  • IHorse Rider Physiotherapyndividually tailored exercise programme. This may include stretching, strengthening or stabilising exercises largely done off the horse although ridden exercises may also be incorporated.
  • Working with your trainer –  Ella will happily do a joint ridden session with you and your trainer in order to work together to improve your posture and straightness. Often a physiotherapy perspective can assist your trainer to understand why your habits occur and how best to combat these.


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