Jo is the innovative owner of Animal Therapeutics online, which was started after she found a gap in the market for therapeutic products and advice.
Jo is a successful businesswoman, having been named SA Telstra Young Business Woman of the Year in 2014. She leads a busy life between her business commitments, and her love of horses and Dressage, running her own breeding stud in Warrington Park, and riding on her horses Zorro and Svenska Diva as a passion.
Charlotte is from a farming family based in North Otago, New Zealand with a heavy involvement in NZ rodeo with herself a keen Barrel racer, Husband Team roping with their 3 kids all barrel racing and learning to breakaway rope. She also has also has a strong interest in Quarter Horse breeding and has been riding horses that her family have bred and trained. “I have been an Activo-Med user for 4 years or more and I see the benefits it brings our team of horses. It helps with warm up and flexibility, and with the large miles we travel for competitions, our horses handle the travel very well and recover faster.”
Based in Rockhampton, Central Queensland Karlee McKay is a passionate breeder and producer of young horses for showjumping. When not competing herself at some of Australia’s biggest showjumping competitions Karlee is passionate about the rural sector and spends a huge amount of time in paddocks looking at cows!
Karlee has a keen interest in animal health and nutrition as well as equine athlete performance management. She has used the Activo Med range for more than 5 years and swears by it’s therapeutic benefits in her team of horses to help them perform at their best.
Jess is an accomplished rider as a 2 x Australian Champion Breakaway Roper and being a 10 x National Finalist Rodeo Qualifier. She is also an Equine Body Worker based in Gunnedah, NSW, and is always on the lookout for ways to help her achieve more therapeutic benefits which is why she incorporates several Animal Therapeutics products in both her own horse’s therapies and her clients and has done for several years! In her work, Jess incorporates massage, spinal and joint mobilisations, and PEMF (pulsed electromagnetic field) therapy to help horses feel and perform their best.
Paula Hippolite is an ESNZ Development Coach who runs ‘Hippolite Equine’ located in Leeston Canterbury, in the South Island of New Zealand. ‘Hippolite Equine’ is situated on 17 acres of land offering agistment with rehabilitation, schooling, arena hire, coaching and an online shop.
Paula has previously worked in most areas of Equestrian, starting in racing, moving on to breeding studs, show jumping yards, riding centres and equine nutrition. She has been an Activo-Med therapy user for nearly 6 years and has extensive knowledge of the system through her everyday use at ‘Hippolite Equine’.
Paula competes in dressage starting this year at Level 6 with her big Irish Hunter gelding and has two lovely young warmbloods coming along behind.
Carly has been with the Animal Therapeutics team since 2012.
With a passion for helping riders and teams reach their goals, Carly provides advice on packages and programming on a daily basis, Carly is a dressage rider, and has seen first-hand the difference Activo-med can make with her horses. An E level Dressage judge, and Vice-Chair of Dressage South Australia, Carly is actively involved in Dressage – and, loves talking to riders from all over the world.