Received: 3 October 2013 / Revised: 28 November 2013 / Accepted: 18 December 2013 / Published: 23 December 2013

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**Abstract**

Using the multiplicity of solutions for the projectable case of the covariant extension of Hořava-Lifshitz gravity, we show that an appropriate choice for the auxiliary field allows for an effective description of galaxy rotation curves. This description is based on static and spherically

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Using the multiplicity of solutions for the projectable case of the covariant extension of Hořava-Lifshitz gravity, we show that an appropriate choice for the auxiliary field allows for an effective description of galaxy rotation curves. This description is based on static and spherically symmetric solutions of covariant Hořava-Lifshitz gravity and does not require Dark Matter.
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(This article belongs to the Special Issue Advances in Our Understanding of the Dynamics of Galaxies)