Wednesday, April 3, 2013

Request Visit by Equine Chiropractor April 22-24

Joy Baker, DVM, will be visiting the Summerville area April 22-24.  Joy specializes in chiropractic care and acupuncture for horses, and is a certified herbalist.  A rider herself, she does dressage. She lives in Tryon, NC, but travels to the Charleston area once a month to see clients here.  If you would like her to come to Rose Court Farms while she is in the area, Joy can be reached at 828/817-0315 or

How do you know if your horse needs chiropractic care?

  • Loss or decrease in level of performance.
  • Problems or difficulty executing desired movements.
  • Behavioral changes (i.e. refusals, cinchy, bucking).
  • Short striding.
  • Diagnosed conditions, such as degenerative arthritis.
  • Muscle imbalance, spasms, or atrophy.
  • Gait problems, such as cross-canter, loss of collection, refusal to pick-up lead.
  • Injuries resulting from falls, training, or other activities.
This information selected from the article Equine Chiropractic Questions. 

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