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post #11 of 16 Old 12-13-2007, 06:44 PM
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I've only heard good things about having chiropractic work done on horses. Just make sure you find a good one :)
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post #12 of 16 Old 12-16-2007, 11:19 PM
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I don't mean to pick but if a horse tore ligaments, then it stands to reason why the chiro couldn't help, as they work on bone structure and allignment, not tissue.

If a person tore the ligaments in their knee, would they go and see a chiro?
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post #13 of 16 Old 12-18-2007, 08:47 PM
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Spirit Horse - I totally agree with the point you make however IME I have found it to work better the other way around. In saying that, I have friends that will ague until they are blue in the face that the way you suggested works better. I think that it really comes down to personal preference with this one

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post #14 of 16 Old 12-18-2007, 09:14 PM
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Yes they work rele good! My friends horse poped her hips out of place and she got chiropracor to come down and teach her some routine to help her horse and now she 100% fine

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post #15 of 16 Old 01-05-2008, 09:45 PM
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I have had one for Magic for a while now, and she has helped a lot. She can point out what is bothering him or if he is sore anywhere. It is expensive, but totally worth it

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post #16 of 16 Old 01-14-2008, 04:51 PM
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I have my chiro out every 90 days and he only charges $50. The first time I think was like $75 but after the first time it lowered. It really helped my Dressage horse. I can tell when she is needing work done again because when I ask for the canter she will jump into it and sometimes try to buck. Once he comes out again she does it perfectly again.

They work wonders!
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