Optimus Farm Physical Therapy (for people) Private Pay Fee List:
Hippotherapy: Physical Therapy on Horses for Disabled Children
$55 per 30-45 minute session. This includes a horse handler and up to 2 side walkers, if needed and all equipment.
Regular Physical Therapy: Initial Evaluation: $125 up to one hour
Treatment: $95 up to one hour
Group classes: (1 hour) Fitness, strengthening, stretching, conditioning. Rate: $25 per person; Minimum Group Rate: $250 within Loudoun or Clarke County, VA. Please inquire about class rates for areas outside of this range.
Combo Treatments: Start with a Physical Therapy Evaluation and Treatment; then proceed directly to working with you while you are on your horse so you can incorporate the concepts learned from your PT and put them directly into your riding: $250 (up to 3 hours)
Travel costs (for any service from my home in Bluemont, VA): $25 for under 25 miles round trip, $50 for 26 to 50 miles round trip, $75 for 51 to 75 miles round trip.
Please note, Tootie is willing to drive 75 - 300 miles for an additional travel charge, and will fly greater than 300 miles. Please call for such additional rates.
Ask about our multiple person and horse discount at the same facility or nearby facilities!
Optimus Farm Services for Horses Fee List
Rehab Board &/or Training Board:
Have me give your horse the therapy (s)he needs, or bring them slowly and appropriately back into work for your sport once the vet has cleared her/him to go back to work. I follow veterinary exercise and riding prescriptions and being a PT helps me to know what exercises the horses need as they are beginning work. I have rehabbed countless horses over the years. $1600/mo.
$75/45 min private lesson on your horse. at my farm. Will travel to others on request as my schedule permits.
Coaching at Shows/Events:
$150 for 2 phases, $75 for one phase. Discount offered if I am already at the same show for my horse(s)
Sport Horse Evaluation:
Includes watching horse under current owner if for sale, watching horse under prospective buyer, riding of horse by Tootie, lameness, hoof, and neurologic assessments, vitals sign (heart/lungs/gut) assessment, consultation about feed and supplements, as well as how to safely bring horse into the kind of work you want him or her to do:
$285 (up to 3 hours)
Although I am not a saddle fitter by any stretch of the imagination, and do work closely with one, I can evaluate which of your saddles will work best on your horse and with what specialized orthopedic padding.
PC: Ann Cervino