Louise Barrett
Chartered Physiotherapist &
Equestrian Pilates Instructor
Fitness for Horse Riders
  • Equestrian Pilates 
  • Rider Assessments 
  • Rider Physiotherapy
  • Hippotherapy / RDA 
Louise has  been around horses for most of her life and currently lives at home with her family and  8 equines. Louise qualified as a physio in 1995 and has worked in many gyms and with sports teams. Louise has obtained a post graduate Certificate in Sports Physiotherapy from Manchester Metropolitan University in 2000 and has her own private Physiotherapy and Pilates practice ‘Essex Physio & Pilates. Louise trained as a Pilates Instructor with Body Control Pilates in 2005 and now specialises in Equestrian Pilates rehabilitating riders having obtained her Equestrian Pilates ® Certification in the USA. Louise uses her physiotherapy skills working with disabled riders as a hippotherapist. She is also Regional physiotherapist for East region Riding For Disabled Association ( RDA ) offering advice to coaches, providing training and assessing riders. Louise also is a National  classifier for para riders.


In her spare time Louise enjoys riding her horse and taking her children out competing on their ponies.
Louise’s Services
If you would like to book any of these services then please contact Louise directly to book or for a chat!
Equestrian Pilates
rider physiotherapy 
pilates classes