• Country

    United Kingdom

  • Business name

    Donna Barker Equine Therapy & Rehabilitation

  • Practice area

    North & North East Lincolnshire, Lincolnshire, South Yorkshire, East Yorkshire and Nottinghamshire

  • About

    Professional, friendly, knowledgeable, and experienced Equine Integrative Support Therapy & Rehabilitation Practitioner with 40 years of experience with horses.


    I have a BSc Hons in Equine Therapy & Rehabilitation, Gold Standard qualifications in Equine Sports & Remedial Massage, Equine Integrative Support Therapies, Shiatsu, and Craniosacral Therapies with relevant Insurance.


    I am currently a Student in Equine Osteopathy at the London College of Animal Osteopathy and also a Student in Botanicals for Equines Practitioner at the Equine Massage Academy and Sure Foot Equine Stability Practitioner.

    I am extensively trained and qualified through the Equine Massage Academy (EMA) and Rosewell Shiatsu Centre with ongoing CPD, training and studies.

    I am a Member of EMAA, MIRVAP, IAAT, and M.I.S.A.P.

    I am also an Instructor for the Equine Massage Academy.

    I believe in quality over quantity so each horse and owner receives maximum benefit from my visit.
    I provide a range of combined therapy skills for the complete head to toe nose to tail assessment and treatments with long-lasting effects and benefits –

    • Myofascial Release
    • Spinal Freedom & Joint Mobilisation
    • Massage techniques
    • One Point Correction
    • Craniosacral
    • Shiatsu/Acupressure
    • Emmett techniques
    • Manual Lymphatic Drainage
    Plus gadgets when required:
    • Pulsed Magnetic Field Therapy
    • Photizo Red & Infrared Light Therapy
    • TENS and NMES
    • Epiony Heat Pad & Thermal Wand
    • Kinesiology Taping
    • Essential Oil Massage Gels
    • Sure Foot Equine Stability pads


    I can also provide Thermal Image reports and you can use my ArcEquine and Arc4Health discount code DB0SNE for purchases direct from Arcmicrotech. Rental service is dependent on the availability of kits.

  • Additional skills

    I am still a keen horse rider but with a very different approach now than before I started on my career path as a therapist. I certainly have more empathy for the horses we ride and how important it is to be better balanced in our posture.

  • Academic standing LCAO

    Equine Osteopathy (Student LCAO)