Wow, so just ONE visit? Is she coming out again? I can't believe what your horse went through in his previous life. Poor, poor guy. Some horses are so stoic. He will be a real cuddly sweetheart for you now, just watch!
I really can't afford to have a chiro come out to my place umpteen times for my girl, but if it's only a once or twice thing, I could probably do that. I hear that in my area it's about $80 - 100 minimum charge :( per trip.
I haven't done much with the massage yet. Still trying to get the lady to come out. In the meantime, I have been doing a bit of my own thing and my horse does seem a bit more comfortable. I'm going to try again next week to get the massage lady out. Living in the boonies is nice, but does have some disadvantages.