In this third installment of our Grill the Equestrian series, we’re delighted to introduce Ruth Boland, Veterinary physiotherapist. We both have the pleasure of calling Ruth our go-to physio for our horses. She is a lady in high demand which speaks volumes to her talent. She has helped us immensely with keeping both Coco and Dante in tip top shape, so we just couldn’t resist grilling her for more information on the work she does.
So myself and Coco have been slightly AWOL the last few weeks. After my last post we were at a point where we had to strip everything back and focus on building that hind end. Check out some exercises I’ve been doing to improve Coco’s muscle development across her back and hind legs.
After our disastrous attempt at schooling in Coilóg I wasn’t too sure what my next steps would be but I am determined to find out what caused her sudden personality change…
Over the last few months I’ve found Coco showing some signs of discomfort and pain. Some obvious, others not so obvious. The signs varied from riding issues to hints I’ve picked up from spending time with her on the ground. The one thing they all had in common was it all pointed to back painContinue reading “The Physio & the Saddle Fitter ~ Fixing Coco’s Back”