Good Afternoon - I live in North Central Florida and I think I need a good equine chiropractor or therapist for my daughters 14.2hh pony. The other day he got away from her while she was bridling him, she spooked him more and he took off twisting, kicking and bucking thru the woods like a wild man. He eventually came back, pretty stirred up. Since then, when she asks him to trot faster and go into the canter, he has begun to kick up his hind legs, get all wobbly and if she pushes him, he begins to buck. He is clearly sore. I have struck out in the Central Florida area trying to find a reasonably priced therapist or chiropractor (don't even know if they are the same or not) to come and check him out. I know he must be out of alignmnet somewhere...any one have any ideas or can recommend anyone in this area? Much appreciated any advice you could give me. Thanks, Kim
Thanks Cathy-I found a alternative therapist to come out yesterday..she was from dade city. I was very skeptical about this...seems everyone claims it's just a hoax, but being the desperate mom I am, I wanted to help him so my daughter could ride safely and him not be in pain. She seemed to do some good. He had a bone or something out in his poll area and the same neck line bone into his shoulder...could explain why he had trouble turning left...LOL....a few things were out in his legs too..I heard them pop back in. His back was extremely sore, they did some treatment there. Used laser, accupuncture and of course adjustments. He seemed to really enjoy it, everytime she made an adjustment, he would hang his head lick his lips and lick me, as I was holding him. My trainer was not there at the time, but afterwards she suggested that our vet could do some kind of back injections to help with his sore back....so I thought I'd check into that too...anything to keep him and my daughter happy and her in the saddle...what do any of you think? Does it sound like this therapist knew what she was doing?
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