Equine Massage Level 2 Correspondence
Offered online via correspondence
Equine Massage Level 2 Program
Equine Sports Massage Therapist, ESMT
Level 2 will prepare you to massage horses that participate in any type of riding/working life. We learn to work with horses that are weekend warriors, competition horses, trail horses, retired racehorses and everyone in between.
In this Level we focus on the following:
- In-depth equine anatomy and organ systems, introduction to kinesiology
- Pre-massage considerations with athletes
- Strokes and techniques of sports massage
- Introduction to topics like saddle fit, dentistry, and more
- Post massage considerations specific to athletes
- Specific conditions relating to athletes
- Building your practice in the sports industry
- Pathologies relating to athletes
- 158 home study cognitive hours
A final written exam is required, as well as a video submission of your practicum. Any student is welcome to schedule a time on-site at our Littleton, CO campus in place of submitting a video. After your written exam and visual exam, you will then be required to conduct case studies. Case studies are required and act as your “real-life” experience. All Pre and Post course work is required for certification.
Note: To be approved by NBCAAM, you must attend at least one level of our program on site as well as complete additional hours of study.
Correspondence programs are not eligible for Washington State license.