Sport Horse Rehabilitation and Conditioning
Our goal in developing our sports medicine and rehabilitation programs were to use scientific knowledge gained in both human and equine medicine to raise the standard of care and performance of the athletic horse.
The Equine Center is outfitted with a team of experienced sports medicine staff and veterinarians that work alongside owners, trainers, farriers and other horse professionals to evaluate a horse’s condition and their physical potential so we can design the most appropriate course of action to meet the owners goals whether that is a return from injury or a maintenance plan for fitness. The program has successfully rehabilitated many injuries such as tendons, ligaments, joint and back pain as well as recoveries from surgical procedures. The Equine Center’s rehabilitation program’s treadmill is also utilized by local show and event horses as an addition to their conditioning program to enhance their horse’s top line and over all fitness.
The goals of rehabilitation are as follows:
|Restore Range of Motion|
|Return to Intended Use|
Some of the Therapeutic tools available at The Equine Center:
|Exercise programs using a variable high speed – incline treadmill with heart rate monitor. Our experienced staff can plan and implement a program to meet your goals.|
|TENS - (Trans-cutaneous Electronic Nerve Stimulation)|
|RSWT- (Radial Shock Wave Therapy)|
|Acupuncture and Chiropractic therapists available|
|Graduated pen sizes for safe turnout|
|Two arenas; 3/4 mile conditioning track on rolling terrain|
|Professional size eight horse walker|