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Optimising Equine Performance: The Physiotherapy Approach

27 May 2022

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Equine physio Kate Haynes Chartered Physiotherapist, ACPAT Veterinary Physio, Advanced Equipilates TM Biomechanics Trainer and recently appointed Team GB Para Dressage equine physio, presents an evening Optimising Equine Performance:  the physiotherapy approach.   

During the evening Kate will be assessing a selection of horses, watching them move and then discussing their conformational weaknesses and problem areas moving on to recommend and demonstrate in-hand and ridden exercises that the owner can do to improve, strengthen and optimise the horse’s performance.

Kate graduated from St George's University of London with a BSC (Hons) Physiotherapy in 2008.   She started her career working in different areas of the NHS in Kent.  To combine her passion for horses with her Physiotherapy work in 2013 Kate completed a Post Graduate Diploma in Veterinary Physiotherapy at the University of the West of England/Hartpury College. Since graduating Kate now treats horses and a small amount of riders on a full time basis Kent and in 2017 set up her own business Core Equestrian Physiotherapy. In February 2022 Kate was appointed as the new Great Britain Paralympic Dressage Equine Physiotherapist and now spends a lot of time working and treating the horses within the GB Para Dressage squad National and International Fei competitions as well as during GB squad training and continues her own business in Kent.

Kate has been with horses all her life and started riding at the age of 3 years old and from a young age she has been focused on training and improving her riding and her horse's way of going.  Kate has competed up to Foxhunter level showjumping and affiliated Novice dressage with more to come with her lovely grey horse 'Ron' and enjoys down time with him when not working.

This evening will be valuable for all horse owners, riders, grooms and coaches - don't miss it - book your tickets now!!

Please bring your own seats or blanket to sit on grass bank.

Cost: £14 - this evening is open to all 

Time: 7pm 

It should be noted that spaces will be limited and will be dealt with on a first come first served basis.

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