Equine Manipulation

McTimoney manipulation can benefit both competition/sport horses, and leisure horses.


Horses may require treatment for a number of reasons, these include but are not limited to:

  • Unlevelness, especially behind
  • Uneven wear of shoes
  • Sore or cold backs, uneven pressure from saddles or the saddle slipping to one side
  • Unexplained deterioration in usual performance
  • Asymmetry, such as stiffness on one rein, or a disunited canter
  • Unexplained resistances, such as napping, rearing, refusing, bucking, etc.
  • Uneven muscle development or atrophy


McTimoney manipulation can also be useful for:


  • Lameness after a fall or accident where alternative causes have been ruled out
  • Uncharacteristic changes in behaviour, performance or temperament
  • Limb-dragging or odd, irregular action
  • Recurrence of symptoms previously successfully treated by manipulation
  • Absence of any resolution of the problem using conventional methods
  • Rehabitition after acute trauma

Due to the Veterinary Surgeons Act 1966 and the Veterinary Surgery (Exemptions) Order of 1962, treatment cannot be administered if veternimary permission has not been obtained. Rachael works along side veterinary practices to achieve the most effective treatment for your horse.

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