The College of Animal Physiotherapy


Fred Lawrence – Managing Director

Fred is head of equine training at the College and also works on the production and development of physiotherapy equipment. From a very young age he has ridden and competed horses and always followed his mothers interest in animal physiotherapy. As a professional show jumper he travelled and competed around Europe. In 1985 Fred joined the company and continued his travels across Europe focussing on the development of new therapy facilities. Fred is also a trained and experienced equine dentist.

Fred Lawrence

Accredited trainers

Catriona Goulding

Based in Carnoustie, Scotland Catriona has a vast amount of experience with horses. Catriona completed an Equine science degree at Hartpury followed by an ITEC diploma in Anatomy, Physiology and Massage. In addition Catriona has an ITEC Diploma in Equine massage and a Diploma in Animal Physiotherapy. Catriona travels across Scotland and Northern England providing physiotherapy for animals as well as working as a BHS instructor.

Catriona Goulding

Liz Tyrell – Asprey

Liz's career is deeply rooted in human and animal wellbeing. Liz has had 10 years of experience in remedial and deep tissue massage for humans and furthered her career by qualifying and practising as a veterinary nurse for six years. Liz undertook her animal physiotherapy training with TCAP and is also a qualified canine massage therapist. Liz runs animalphyz from her base near Frome in Somerset.

Liz Tyrell

Life as an Animal Physiotherapist

Life as an Animal Physiotherapist involves working under Veterinary referral to provide treatment and rehabilitation for animals. Animal Physiotherapy is an exciting and rewarding career. The most essential requirement is that you have a natural affinity with animals. find out more

Why Train with Us?

We are the original route of training for animal physiotherapy. In the past couple of years, some new courses have come to the market. So why should you choose to train with us? find out more

We currently have over 200 students worldwide.

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