Hartpury Equine and Therapy Centre
Our Equine Therapy Centre
The Equine Therapy Centre offers treatment and rehabilitation of musculoskeletal conditions using a combination of the most up to date facilities, physical therapy and techniques in veterinary medicine. Since 1999, we have helped thousands of horses achieve their full potential, treating every case from out-patients to long term rehabilitation livery and family ponies to Olympic medallists. Dressage world record holder, Charlotte Dujardin’s wonderhorse, Valegro, visits the Centre several times a month. You can find out more about the services we offer, meet our team and hear from our clients below.
For more information, you can contact our Centre Manager, Kerry-Anne Bourne, by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org or calling +44 (0)1452 702123
Our Rider Performance Centre
Housed within the Equine Therapy Centre, The Margaret Giffen Centre for Rider Performance is a unique facility which allows all riders the opportunity to access world class resources and a wealth of professional expertise to improve their performance.
Fully accessible for both disabled and non-disabled riders and housing a state of the art strength and conditioning suite, a rider performance zone including riding simulator, 3-D motion capture and electromyography equipment, alongside weight lifting platforms and a sport therapy area, this innovative new centre, opened in 2016 by Olympian Carl Hester MBE, provides a unique opportunity to enhance performance of both horse and rider in one location.
The Rider Performance Centre is also home to Margaret - a Racewood Event Simulator; on which you can ride a Grand Prix dressage test, jump a course of show jumps and ride cross country, as well as going for a hack. Complete with a three-screen display, saddle, leg and rein contact pressure sensors, the simulator offers the opportunity for riders to train and be rehabilitated to a higher level than ever before.
Typically our clients seek help regarding:
- Poor posture and crookedness
- Lack of confidence following injury
- Return to fitness following time off
The Event Simulator is available for:
- Private hire by individuals or groups
- Rider assessment by Liz Launder BSc (Hons) ost. MSc, air consultant osteopath and UKCC showjumping coach
- Riding tuition
Please contact the Equine Therapy Centre office on (01452) 702123 for further details, prices or to book an appointment.