Question: “I have a 13 year old Shire X mare who came back from loan in April. Since her return she has simply hasn’t been right. We initially thought it was in her back, now she appears ‘wrong’ in the front. She hasn’t really been lame just seems sore all over. We have had her back checked twice, numerous vets visits & x-Rays of her front fetlocks & feet. The x-rays showed the ... [Continue Reading]
Rhiannon Bradford of Bradford’s Veterinary Physiotherapy is a fully qualified Chartered Physiotherapist who has undertaken her MSc (masters) degree in Veterinary Physiotherapy at the Royal Veterinary College, London. She set up and developed ‘Bradford`s Veterinary Physiotherapy’ based in Yarkhill, Hereford with her husband Tim and now the practice has four Chartered Physiotherapists on the team in total.
“They cover Herefordshire, Worcestershire, Gloucestershire, South Shropshire, East Powys and Monmouthshire. They are the experts when it comes to managing and treating soft tissue injuries and skeletal problems, plus identifying and correcting movement and performance problems in your horse”.
www.bradfordsvetphysio.co.uk Telephone Number: 01432 890490
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Question: Hi Rhiannon, I bought a new horse for my daughter in May, aged 6. He was going very well for several months and jumped everything you put him at, never putting in any stops. Unfortunately something has happened and he very often sticks his nose up in the air, to the extent that he can not see the jump, and then knocks it or crashes through it. Sometimes he is ok but we ... [Continue Reading]
Question: I am currently holding an offer to study human Physiotherapy at Brunel Uni, wanting to specialise in Equine. Am I able to do it in this route? And do you get much work as an Equine Physio? Answer from Rhiannon Bradford Hello Bethan Thank you for your enquiry. Definitely the only way currently that you can qualify as a Chartered Veterinary Physiotherapist is through your ... [Continue Reading]
Question: Hi, I was wondering if there is any exercises I can do to help me to stop slipping to the right. I am 15 years old and my instructor says I lean to the right and my back could possibly be twisted even though it causes me no pain what so ever. Although sometimes she says it improves if I focus on it when I’m riding more regularly (as at the moment I’ve only been riding once a week). My ... [Continue Reading]