Whilst relatively new to the equine world, Craniosacral therapy has found purpose in helping equine patients throughout. The therapy itself has been part of human practice for many years and was developed from osteopathy. In the late 1990s pioneering US expert Maureen Rogers developed the human practice to treat horses. Rachel was trained by Maureen Rogers and continues to update her skills further by attending more advanced workshops as her career progresses.
Craniosacral work originated from osteopathy but this technique focuses on bringing balance back through the skeletal and muscular system with specific focus on individual bones of the skull, spine and pelvis. The holistic healing practise uses extremely light finger pressure to optomize movement by encouraging the horse to release restrictions in its body. it is an extremeley effective therapy that is very gentle and is well suited to horses with a nervous dispostion.
When applied correctly, this gentle and subtle technique can be highly effective in addressing a number of conditions in the horse: