HEALTH & REHABILITATION CENTER
goal of the Equine Health and Rehabilitation Center is to provide
a healing environment for the rehabilitation of injured, abused,
neglected and performance horses, using traditional and alternative
approaches to equine health care.
have a number of horses at the facility in our rehabilitation
program, including one horse who was severely burned in a barn
fire. Through this program we hope to rehabilitate horses and
include them in our programs. For instance the severely burned
horse can inspire a child or adult who has suffered from burns
or other disabilities. There are documented cases showing how
the bond between horse and human can be therapeutic.
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our comprehensive health care program we allow the HORSE TO
BE THE BEST THAT HE CAN BE. Whether you have an Olympic champion,
backyard trail horse or a top level racehorse we can guide your
horse to complete recovery and back into work and top level
Photo by Susan Sexton
experienced staff is led by Dr. Judith M. Shoemaker, DVM,
internationally known practitioner and educator in complementary
veterinary medicine and therapy, who is on staff and available
regularly for treatment and consultations. By networking
with a team of experts, she assists in the recovery of
the equine athlete and guides them back to optimum health
have a team of experts in every field from health care to sports
psychology and riding skills. This is a HOLISTIC APPROACH which
encompasses everything a horse and rider requires in one location.
Farm Manager, Trina McGuire has worked in the intensive
care section of a large veterinary practice, managed
a racehorse training and lay-up stable, galloped at
the track and managed a broodmare operation.
Chief Instructress Deborah Bowerman-Davies is an
equine anaesthetist, has worked with race horses
in rehabilitation, owned a rehabilitation facility
(competition and race horses), studied with one
to the top equine lameness veterinarians on the
East Coast and is a certified animal health technician.
you can see below nothing is too small for our qualified and caring