Unique to our practice, Integrative Bodywork incorporates a variety of recognized therapeutic techniques, including equine craniosacral, accupressure, herbal support, stretching, reiki and other emotional and physical supports designed to be rehabilitative or corrective for horses experiencing specific conditions or those who are maintaining health.
How do you know when your horse needs or may benefit from integrative bodywork?
Bodywork is used with success in the treatment of:
- Behavior problems
- Biomechanical issues
- Cribbing or teeth grinding
- Difficulty with respiration
- Facial nerve paralysis
- Head traumas and injuries
- Imbalances of the TMJ and the muscles of mastication
- Lameness or difficulty with transitions
- Low back / stifle / hock joint problems
- Lameness / stiffness
Pricing & Scheduling
- Katie will travel to your barn or you can bring your horse to her for sessions. Sessions are $65.00 plus mileage if you are more than 15 miles outside of Deer Island and last approximately 1-1.5 hours. Custom packages including Craniosacral, Herbal Support and Horsemanship are available and can be created based on you and your horse’s individual needs.
- Please contact Katie to schedule an appointment.
I had the opportunity to watch Katie work with 6 feral horses, who had been traumatized by their journey, with roundup, auction, killbuyer, and transport. Her gentle approach and communication with these horses moved them forward to become happy, thriving beings. Katie is a miracle worker and an asset to anyone looking to use holistic methods.Caty Camp
Katie's use of holistic modalities made all the difference in the world. We discussed essential oils, husbandry alternatives, herbs, nutrition, massage and energy work. When someone exceeds your expectations to the degree that she does, you'll wonder why you were ever taught another way. I would highly, HIGHLY recommend!Candy Akers
I have two challenging horses who Katie helped me start and now are amazing, irreplaceable members of my family. Not only does Katie meet your horses where they are at, but she meets you where you are at as well. No judgments ever passed, just guidance and support. Katie has a knowledge of training and horse wellness that is well beyond anyone I have ever met.Emmi Weinstein
Disclaimer: Craniosacral therapy, integrative bodywork and herbalism are not meant to be used as a substitute for good veterinary care but to work in conjunction with it. The ultimate goal is to provide a whole body/mind approach to healing and performance. Please consult your veterinarian before changing from your normal health care routines.
Founded by long-time equestrian and trainer, Katie Dixon, Renegade Equine helps equestrians build holistic connections with their equine partners to improve performance through understanding their natural behaviors.
Our training methodologies are guided holistic and personalized approaches based on personality assessments, horse and rider needs, and goals. We travel locally for lessons in Portland, Oregon and are available nationally for clinics.
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