The initial evaluation will take approximately 1-2 hours.  The evaluation consists of the following:

 

  • A Thorough Manual Palpation of Muscle and Fascia

-  A diagnosis and assessment of primary versus compensatory tension areas throughout the body

  • Manual Palpation of Acupuncture Meridians and Points

-  A diagnostic aid to determine specific areas of the body both internally and externally affected by imbalance, stagnation, deficiencies or excess conditions

  • Range of Motion Assessment

-  Manual palpation and movement of the motion joints throughout the entire body

  • Lameness Evaluation

-  Walk, trot, cantor on a lunge line on hard and soft surfaces (if available)
-  Movement in hand
-  Evaluation of horse under tack with or without rider

  • Saddle Fit

-  Determination if current saddle is fitting properly

  • Treatment

-  Myofascial and muscle releasing techniques
-  Adjustment of vertebral subluxation complexes and other motion joints
-  Acupuncture