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Pet insurance made easy - Glossary

Our glossary will help you to understand some of the commonly used phrases within pet insurance.

Equine Complementary Therapy

Complementary Therapy is included for horses over 30 days old and less than 20 years old. It must have been recommended by your vet to treat an injury or illness. It must be administered by one of these suitably qualified practitioners:

Acupuncture

  • Qualified Vets who are registered with The Association of British Vet Acupuncturists (ABVA)

Nutraceuticals

  • Recommended or supplied by Qualified Vets

Herbal medicine

  • Qualified Vets

Homeopathy

  • Qualified Vets

Hydrotherapy 

  • Institute of Equine Hydrotherapists (IEH)
  • Professionals who have completed a minimum of a one-day training course in Equine Hydrotherapy and hold their own liability insurance  (Proof will be required)

Osteopathy 

  • Association of Animal Osteopaths
  • General Osteopathic Council

Physiotherapy & Chiropractic Manipulation 

  • Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Animal Therapy (ACPAT)
  • The Institute of Registered Veterinary and Animal Physiotherapists (IRVAP) 
  • National Association of Vet Physiotherapists (NAVP) 
  • The International Association of Animal Therapists (IAAT) 
  • Register of Animal Musculoskeletal practitioners (RAMP) 
  • Animal Health Professions’ Register (AHPR) 
  • McTimoney Animal Association

Remedial Farriery

  • The Farriers Registration Council

 

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