Helen Mathie (ACPAT A) RAMP‹ Return to Full List

Region : Devon

Telephone : 07779 587 472

Email : helen.mathie@syncthermology.com

Helen is a Chartered ACPAT Physiotherapist who treats riders and horses as part of the Hong Kong Jockey Club Performance Programme.  She recently supported the Senior Team in Jakarta at the 2018 Asian Games together with the Paradressage Team at WEG Tryon 2018. She previously worked for the British Equestrian Federation World Class Programme as a consultant for ten years and was Team GB Paradressage Physiotherapist at Beijing Paralympics 2008, WEG Kentucky 2010, London Paralympics 2012 and Europeans 2014. In addition she is a British Dressage National Classifier and sits on the UK National Classification Panel, as well as the British Dressage Dispensation Committee. 

Helen previously worked for eight years in the NHS predominantly in trauma management and rehabilitation.  In addition she provided physiotherapy services to Rugby Union, League and Sevens Teams both Nationally and Internationally. She undertook a MSc in Veterinary Physiotherapy at the Royal Veterinary College in 2006 and wrote her thesis on dromedary anatomy out in Dubai. Since then she has lectured in anatomy and physiotherapy to a variety of audiences as well as contributing to several published papers on equine/rider related topics alongside Centuar Biomechanics.  In addition she has written chapters for the BSAVA Small Animal Nursing Textbook and articles for Horse and Hound, British Dressage and Horse and Rider Magazines. 

Helen competed as a child with working hunter and show ponies and currently enjoys producing her own horses for dressage and eventing whilst juggling a young family of dragons!!