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 training’

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 ...

The Impact of Surfaces that Influence Equine Soundness and Performance

November 19, 2015  |   Canine Chiropractic,Equine Chiropractic,Human Chiropractic,Latest Posts   |     |   Comments Off

Well with less than 6 weeks until Christmas, I have finally found some time in the diary to write another website blog!  Once again, it has been a busy few months for the whole Waterside Chiropractic crew.  As I sit writing this the weather outside is again wet...like it has been for most of the last two weeks, but then I suppose it is November!  The ground is covered in leaves from the last few ...

Waterside Chiropractic Summer 2015 Update

July 13, 2015  |   Canine Chiropractic,Equine Chiropractic,Human Chiropractic,Latest Posts   |     |   Comments Off

Where is the year going to?!  I can hardly believe that we are into July already.  Looking back, it is some months since I have updated the website and added a blog, but that is just testament to how busy it has been here at Waterside Chiropractic throughout the last six months.  In fact, the diary has been so busy, I have to block out time to ensure that I have time to spend with ...

Winter 2014/15 Updates on Waterside Chiropractic Sponsorships

March 21, 2015  |   Canine Chiropractic,Equine Chiropractic,Human Chiropractic,Latest Posts,Testimonials   |     |   Comments Off

Following the flurry of excitement last Summer, Waterside Chiropractic sponsored equine and canine clients, Jessica Sedgwick & Harvey and Emma Priest & Foxi had a few months 'off' over the Winter.  However, they have not been idle during that time! Emma writes "Foxi had 3 months off from agility after her last show at Chippenham in October, she is never particularly pleased with the enforced break but I believe it does both of us the world ...

How the Sport that Your Horse is Involved in May Impact On Your Horse – Part II – the Showjumper

June 03, 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 ...

Calling All Horse Owners – message from BEVA/DEFRA & Waterside Chiropractic – Your Help is Needed

May 10, 2014  |   Equine Chiropractic,Latest Posts   |     |   Comments Off

Calling All Horse Owners - message from BEVA/DEFRA & Waterside Chiropractic - Government needs your help with survey on horse care services

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 ...