Equine Acupuncture & Chiropractic Services

Veterinary Services

Chiropractic work and acupuncture can be used not only to treat injuries but to help prevent them too.

By improving the state of your horse’s health, this treatment also enhances athletic ability.

What is An Equine Chiropractor?

Chiropractors diagnose and treat loss of normal range of motion in joints, particularly in the spine. These lesions are known as ‘Vertebral Subluxation Complexes’ or ‘fixations’. We do not treat ‘bones out of place’- all the joints are exactly in their normal physical location. When a fixation occurs in the spinal column this not only affects the motion of the affected joints but also affects all the muscles and tissues around them, resulting in pain, muscle spasms and stiffness.

Equine veterinary chiropractic treatment can be used for:

What is Equine Veterinary Acupuncture?

Acupuncture may be defined as the insertion of needles into specific points on the body to produce a healing response. Each acupuncture point has specific actions when stimulated. This technique has been used in veterinary practice in China for thousands of years to treat many ailments. The Chinese also use acupuncture as preventative medicine.

For which conditions is Acupuncture indicated?

Prevention is better than cure….

If you are interested in finding an equine chiropractor or acupuncture specialist to assist with your horses existing ailments or long term prevention, we’re here to help. Our team of specialists can provide you with any information you may need about these services, to establish whether they could be beneficial to your horses health and wellbeing.

If you would like to find out more, please get in touch with a member of our team today.


The examination will involve:

Following the examination, chiropractic or a combination treatment with acupuncture may be carried out.

Book a treatment

Please call Fran Tirado the ChiroVet on 07529 223051 or visit his website at www.franthechirovet.co.uk to book your treatment.