ABOUT HURDLES


Hurdles Veterinary Physiotherapy covers North Yorkshire and is run by Kirsten Jones

Kirsten is a fully qualified and insured Veterinary Physiotherapist: BSc (Hons), PgD VetPhys, L3 Cert CanHydro, MNAVP, MIRVAP

Kirsten has always been around animals, growing up around a variety of pets. She was introduced to riding at the age of four and has spent every moment since around horses. In her spare time, Kirsten enjoys been with her horse, Barney, and dog, Wilbur. She has also recently had a little girl, who also loves been around animals.

Over the years Kirsten has worked in a variety of roles which has given her an insight into your animal’s needs, including being a Yard Assistant at a Thoroughbred stud yard, following on from an Arabian showing and breaking yard. She has also been a Receptionist at Battle Flatts Veterinary Clinic and a Sales Assistant at Robinsons Equestrian store. She also works as a qualified hydrotherapist at Operation K9, in Sherburn.

In 2016 Kirsten gained a Bsc (Hons) in Zoology, with First Class Honours from Liverpool John Moores University. She was delighted to be able to follow her dream of helping animals by progressing on to gaining her Post graduate Diploma in Veterinary Physiotherapy (PgDip Vet Physio), and Level 3 Certificate in Canine Hydrotherapy. 

Kirsten’s degree education has given her an excellent knowledge of the anatomy and the bio-mechanics of equine and canine movement which combined with her years of practical experience mean that she is able to plan and execute treatment programs specifically tailored to an individual in order to produce excellent and long lasting results.

Kirsten is fully insured and qualified, along with been a member of the National Association of Veterinary Physiotherapy (NAVP) and The Institute of Registered Veterinary & Animal Physiotherapists (IRVAP).


 Veterinary Physiotherapy is a scientifically evidence-based animal health care sector, with qualified professionals working alongside veterinary surgeons to provide the optimum care for all animals.