Hi, I’m Dr. Raquel Butler BVSc, Welcome to Integrated Veterinary Therapeutics!

I am a fully qualified Veterinarian, Equine Muscle Release Therapy (EMRT TM) Practitioner and I specialise in Equine Body Management. My passion is your animal, providing them with the highest quality care and addressing the underlying problems rather than the symptom picture. My aim is to optimise your horses performance and wellbeing holistically to provide you with a happy comfortable horse so you can enjoy the time that you spend together – whether that be competing at the highest level or a retired horse in the paddock. I believe that prevention is better than cure! Many breakdown injuries can be prevented if underlying problems are identified early and managed.

I specialise in the following in Albury Wodonga and the surrounding areas:

  • EMRT
  • Joint Care
  • Saddle fitting
  • Herbal Medicine
  • Holistic Veterinary Care

The types of problems I can help with are:

  • Traumatic or accidental injuries
  • Musculoskeletal pain and imbalance
  • Crookedness/ unevenness
  • Atrophy (muscle wastage) – of a limb due to non- weight bearing, back due to an ill-fitting saddle.
  • Post musculoskeletal surgery rehabilitation i.e. cruciate ligament repair, joint surgery,
  • Sacroiliac – acute and chronic
  • Stifle lock
  • Spinal problems
  • Nerve paralysis/ dysfunction
  • Scoliosis (crooked spine)
  • Kissing spines
  • Club Feet
  • Birthing trauma
  • Colic/ IBD
  • Temporomandibular joint (jaw) imbalance
  • Conditions involving the articulating joints, including lack of ROM [ Range of Movement ]  - Arthritis
  • Respiratory issues
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Hormonal problems
  • Stress disorders
  • Behavioural issues
  • Emergency First Aid