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Equine Assessment

Comprehensive assessment of horse both static and dynamic and ridden if required!


Assessment involves static and dynamic evaluation and may involve ridden assessment if required.  Palpation and assessment of joint ROM as well as general wellness will be assessed.  Kylie only works on horses following consent from a Veterinarian for maintenance work or following veterinary intervention for horses requiring rehabilitation .


Conditions include:


·         Impinging Dorsal Spinous Processes 

·         Suspensory ligament desmitis,

·         Tendon or ligament injury,

·         Sacroiliac joint dysfunction,

·         Cervical spine arthritis,

·         Neurological conditions

·         General poor performance




Treatment Modalities

Treatments offered include but are not limited to:


  • Equine Sports massage and MFR

  • Joint Mobilisation

  • Reciprocal inhibition

  • Passive ROM Stretches

  • Kinesiology taping 

  • Laser Therapy

  • Theragun



  • Pulsed Electromagnetic field therapy

  • Ultrasound

  • NMES

Benefits of manual therapy


• Endorphin release for pain relief

• Reduced levels of stress hormone "cortisol"
• Break down of
• Increseased flexibility
• Enhancing venous return and lymphatic drainage 
• Increased blood circulation and delivery of                        metabolites to tissues

• Mobilisation of adherent tissue interfaces
• Enhances
recovery from minor sub-clinical situations
• Longevity

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Her natural ability with horses and ability to deal with clients and prospective buyers, was out of the top drawer. We feel that Kylie will be a great benefit to anyone/ organisation she chooses to work with in the equine sports world"


 - Gary and Jackie Jolliffe -

Golden Touch Thoroughbred Services

Equestrian Performance


   Kylie Bonthrone - Equine Physio and Rider Sports Therapist

          BSc (Hons) Equine Science, PGDip VPhys, SMT, NKTP, MIAAT           

    Craig Bonthrone - Strength and Conditioning Coach

       MSc Coaching Science, NSCA accredited,  BSc (Hons) S and C,  FdSc. 

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