Jackie Leftwich BSc MSc AMC MMCA FRCC (Animal)
Chiropractor [McTimoney/STR/IAVC] (Qualified to treat humans and animals)
Registered with GCC and RAMP
Telephone: 07738 110570
E-mail: info@watersidechiropractic.co.uk

Posts Tagged ‘equine interaction’

Winter 2015/16 Update on Waterside Chiropractic Sponsorships

March 01, 2016  |   Canine Chiropractic,Equine Chiropractic,Human Chiropractic,Latest Posts,Testimonials   |     |   Comments Off

Following a fabulous 2015, Waterside Chiropractic sponsored equine and canine clients, Jessica Sedgwick & Harvey and Emma Priest & Foxi had a bit of time ‘off’ over the Winter.  However, they have not been idle during that time! There were many highs and lows for Jess and Harvey during the second half of 2015.  Harvey jumped beautifully at Hickstead in August and won his class at the Endurance Inter-Regional Competition at Cranwich, Norfolk a couple of ...

News & Update from Waterside Chiropractic…what a Summer it has been!

September 14, 2014  |   Canine Chiropractic,Equine Chiropractic,Human Chiropractic,Latest Posts,Testimonials   |     |   Comments Off

Well, what a summer it has been! In fact, it has been so busy here at Waterside Chiropractic this year that it has been hard to keep on top of everything and so some admin tasks have taken a back seat, including the (semi!) regular posts on the Waterside Chiropractic blog!  Finally we are coming up for air here at Waterside Farm and this is what we have been up to over 2014 and since our ...

How the Sport that Your Horse is Involved in May Impact On Your Horse – Part 1 – the Dressage Horse

April 25, 2014  |   Equine Chiropractic,Latest Posts   |     |   Comments Off

It is probably of no surprise to most that the type of sport that your horse is involved in may impact on your horse and its way of going.  The discipline of the individual sports horse has an important impact on training regimes, conformational problems, degenerative disease and injury.  This is why animal chiropractors and others that are involved with horses need to be familiar with the various sporting disciplines and the predisposing factors that ...

How to Improve Your Horse’s Learning and Attention: a study of the effects of grooming or food rewards

March 23, 2014  |   Equine Chiropractic,Latest Posts   |     |   Comments Off

I have just come across this interesting article from Frontiers in Psychology on the effects of grooming or food rewards during training of horses.  The study looks at the visual attention of the horse towards its trainer; the hypothesis being that depending on whether food or grooming is used as a reward, this will determine the level of attention that the horse will direct towards the trainer and consequently, result in improved learning performances. The ...