Louise Barrett
Fitness for Horse Riders
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.