Performance Equine Sports Medicine Veterinary services in Western Australia provide chiropractic, acupuncture, Chinese herbs, gait analysis and laser therapies to horses as well as rehabilitation programs.
Stella Equestrian offers all horses coming for training or starting under saddle an initial assessment with Dr Kylie Brkusich at a cost of $80.00 which will include a report on your horse.
Having your horse assessed by Dr Kylie is a great way to ensure that your horse is biomechanically correct, pain free and in good health to meet the demands of being started under saddle. An assessment and treatment with Dr Kylie can ensure that you get the best possible start for your horse’s training program under saddle.
There are Oakford (at Stella Equestrian) treatment days on most Wednesdays listed on the Performance Equine Sports Medicine’s Facebook page. Please note that if your horse requires treatment such as veterinary chiropractic and/or acupuncture; that if you opt for these treatments, there will be further charges. These charges can be discussed directly with Dr Kylie.
There are various locations listed as options on the pinned post at the top of the Performance Equine Sports Medicines Facebook page. Refer to the pinned post at the top of the page for a suitable location and date, then click on the "go.oncehub.com" link on this post to go to the date and make an online booking.
Please ensure that your booking is made in the WA time zone on the online form.
Dr Kylie Brkusich BVMS
Dr Kylie graduated as a Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine and Surgery from Murdoch University in 1987 and, after 5 years in mixed practice, underwent training with the late Dr
Sharon Willoughby, DVM, Veterinary Chiropractor and founder of the American Veterinary Chiropractic Association. She moved to Texas in
2005, gained a license to practice veterinary medicine in the USA, and completed further training in animal chiropractic. before starting her business, Performance Animal Chiropractic, in 2007.
After completing an International Veterinary Acupuncture Society training course, Dr Kylie chose to exclusively practise Eastern medicine and focus on diagnosing and rehabilitating performance horses and, as an integrative practitioner, works with her clients’ primary veterinarian whenever it is required.
Dr Kylie continues to develop her expansive knowledge and is currently completing certification as an Equine Rehabilitation Therapist with the Animal Rehab Institute in Florida – a course open only to veterinarians, chiropractors and physical therapists - to further her specialised skills.
Dr Kylie now resides back in Western Australia providing diagnostic evaluations, chiropractic and acupuncture treatments, Chinese herbs, gait evaluation and laser therapy to horses. She continues to regularly travel back to the USA and to Victoria to work with performance horses.
"What's in a Diagnosis"
Dressage Australia article
"Horses that fall through the cracks"
Horse Magazine article with Dr Kylie Brkusich