A preliminary study of the effect of McTimoney chiropractic treatment on equine back dimensions typically evaluated in saddle fit in ridden horses.

Oral presentation at Alltech Hartpury Equine conference, May 2017.
Poster presentation at Horses Inside Out Conference, Feb 2018
Also available on British Equestrian Federation Researching Equines Database: More details


  • Support evidence that McTimoney chiropractic treatment can have a quantifiable effect on equine back dimensions immediately post-treatment, and up to three days following treatment
  • This may have implications on saddle-fit assessment during this time period
  • Increases evidence base of effects of McTimoney chiropractic treatments and factors influencing back dimensions

Dalton, J., Ellis, J., Routledge, N., Hunnisett, A. (2017)