Promoting the scientific approach to animal therapy


Dr Debbie Prattley BVSc MRes PhD

TELEPHONE: +664 2738 38728

Occupation:  Veterinary Surgeon, Veterinary Acupuncturist, Veterinary Chiropractor, student veterinary physiotherapist

Area covered:  New Zealand

Qualifications and Universities attended:  Bachelor of Veterinary Science (Distinction), Massey University
Master of Research (Bioinformatics), Glasgow University
Doctor of Philosophy, Massey University
Postgraduate Diploma in Animal Chiropractic (Distinction), RMIT
Certificate in Veterinary Acupuncture, International Veterinary Acupuncture Society
ASFA Accreditation Course
CranioSacral Therapy 1 & 2, Upledger Institute
Equine CranioSacral Therapy 1 & 2, Upledger Institute
Introductory Saddle Fitting, Society of Master Saddlers UK
Saddle Reflocking, Cumbria School of Saddlery, UK
Equine Athletics and Functional Assessment, Animal Rehab Institute, Florida
Equine Touch Levels 1-3

Research Interests:  Animal health and performance, Goal setting and rider performance

Current research:  Rider assessment in therapeutic horse riding.