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Welcome to Equine Performance Chiropractic

one of the world’s leading providers of Equine manual therapies

Equine Chiropractic is a specialized area of Chiropractic. Its primary focus is on improving biomechanical functioning of the Equine Spine and related areas of the musculoskeletal system that may help improve movement, decrease pain, promote a higher quality of life, assist in minimizing / preventing injuries and optimize performance.

The Equine spine is a very important area of a horse, it is both the location on which the saddle is placed and the rider sits. The Equine spine is also central to the horse’s locomotion activities including it’s propulsion, it’s flexibility and the coordination of a horse’s movement.

Back and neck biomechanical joint & muscle problems are very common in horses, perhaps as or even more common than in humans.

Back and neck biomechanical joint & muscle problems may significantly affect many horses involved in a range of activities & disciplines such as:

  • pleasure & trail riding,
  • various English riding styles / disciplines (Eventing- dressage, show jumping, cross country, Confirmation showing,  etc)
  • various Western riding styles / disciplines ( Western pleasure riding, cutting, barrel racing etc)
  • athletic horses participating in equine games (Equestrian polo, horse ball & polocrosse etc)
  • working stock horses

and may result in or contribute to; pain, behavioural & performance problems.


Member of the Australian Veterinary Chiropractic Association

                   The information on this web site including all web pages, articles, video streams & linked videos, blogs etc are a general guide only and are not to be interpreted as individual advice. For specific information and individual advice please see Dr. Watterson (Animal Chiropractor), a Veterinarian or appropriate animal health care provider.

Member of Equestrian Victoria Association