About Us

What is Veterinary Physiotherapy?

Veterinary Physiotherapists work in adjunction with your veterinarian to provide suitable and beneficial treatment programmes; aiming to reduce pain, encourage correct gait patterns and restore muscle control and function.


We use a range of manual therapies to include:

  • Massage

  • Stretching

  • Joint mobilisations

  • Myofascial release


Electrotherapies can be used to provide pain relief, assist with tissue repair, reduce swelling and aid towards neuro-muscular stimulation.

 We use:


Remedial exercise programmes are bespoke to the individual patient and will be tailored accordingly. We offer practical and realistic remedial exercise programmes that are both affective and achievable. 



About Annabelle

MSc Veterinary Physiotherapy NAVP RAMP

Annabelle is a Veterinary Physiotherapist and an active member of the National Association of Veterinary Physiotherapists (NAVP) and the register of animal musculoskeletal practitioners (RAMP). 

Annabelle gained an MSc in Veterinary Physiotherapy from Harper Adams University.

Annabelle established the practice in 2008 and has developed a successful client base, covering all equestrian disciplines. Annabelle advocates a team approach to her work by liaising with vets, farriers, saddlers, trainers and nutritionists, to ensure the best physiotherapy package is derived for each individual patient. 


Annabelle has spent her whole life in the equestrian world, working her way through Pony Club from the age of 5 and progressing in her late teenage years to working for Ann and Nigel Taylor, hosts to the prestigious Aston Le walls Horse Trials. During her time at Aston Le Walls, Annabelle gained invaluable experience about the demands and needs of keeping horses competition fit, and subsequently understands the daily pressures associated with keeping horses at the top level of sport.


Annabelle’s passion towards eventing continues today, and is a proud owner of Highland Patriot who is competing with great success on the eventing circuit.



Katie Noble 

Veterinary Physiotherapist NAVP

Katie studied a BSc in Veterinary Physiotherapy at Harper Adams University. During her placement year, she worked in a small animal referral hospital and an equine veterinary practise. She has also worked on a number of event yards. In Katie's spare time, she enjoys eventing her own horse Corky and working with gun dogs. Katie is keen to continue her professional development focussing on canine rehabilitation exercise and sport horse performance.

Harriet Collins

Personal Assistant

Harriet assists with the day to day running of Annabelle Galt Veterinary Physiotherapy and keeps all of the behind the scenes goings on running smoothly. Harriet has previously worked on event yards so fully understands all aspects of the equine industry from a groom and a riders perspective. In her spare time, Harriet enjoys racing and eventing and is a groom for the British Pony Event team. 

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