Is your horse in pain?


Is your horse in pain?

I am feeling sore, I hurt and I am trying to tell you. I am currently whispering but if you don’t hear me, I will have to shout.  Here are a few thoughts to help you decide if you need to investigate whether your horse is in pain.

Behaviour change:
This seems an easy area to be clear on; however, whilst behavioural changes and pain are overlapping they are not always related. A common reason why clients call me is that their horse’s behaviour has deteriorated – in relation to . . .

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Gillian Tabor MSc ResM MCSP HCPCreg Chartered Physiotherapist Cat A member ‘Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Animal Therapy’ Gillian has been working as an ACPAT Veterinary Physiotherapist for over 15 years. She specialises in physio for horses and riders, with a focus on treatment and rehabilitation of competition horses. Gillian is the programme manager and lectures on the MSc Veterinary Physiotherapy course at Hartpury University and is undertaking research, both her own equine projects and supervising students.