Adrienne is a qualified Equine Massage Therapist and Equine Sports Therapist. Adrienne is also educated and qualified as an Equine Veterinary Nurse to complement her skills. Adrienne spent over four years studying and training for her position, including study and training experience in Europe and working with physiotherapists in Melbourne. Her experience and knowledge results in an ability to work with veterinarians to refer and receive cases for overall optimal health of the horse. Adrienne believes in continual learning to keep her knowledge up to date with the advances of effective technology and treatment methods used in the industry.
Adrienne has over 12 years experience as a Physical Therapist. She has over 30 years experience with horses including competing, breeding and training horses for competition. Adrienne has worked on and with elite equine athletes for many years, and also has experience in other therapeutic modalities such as Low Level Laser Therapy (cold) and Electro-therapy devices. Part of her invaluable experience includes working with physiotherapists on top human athletes (AFL players). Adrienne has worked internationally with World Equestrian Games (WEG) horses and some of Europe's elite dressage horses. She has also worked with highly successful race and harness horses in Victoria.
Adrienne has been involved with horses for most of her life. Her passion started as a young child, and has since developed into a successful. effective therapist and advocate for physical therapy for the horse. Her interest in musculo-skeletal issues, how to overcome them and how to prevent the injuries stemmed from her own experience. This encouraged her interest in preventative and ongoing management techniques to enhance performance of horses in any discipline.
With a deep and keen interest in the equine athlete and improving performance through many channels, Adrienne has built a fine reputation for achieving exceptional results.
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