Rocky Mountain School of Animal Acupressure and Massage

Equine Massage Program

5 STUDENTS ENROLLED

Equine Massage Program Level 1, 2 & 3 in Littleton, CO

Time/Date: 5 days on-site per level (See calendar 2019 dates)

Get started in the rewarding career of Equine Massage!

Equine Massage Level 1:

(Therapeutic Massage Therapist, ETMT)
$1,600.00

(35 live seminar hours and 72 home study cognitive hours)

In the Level 1 class we focus on therapeutic massage and includes the following topics:

  • Introduction to anatomy and physiology
  • Pre-massage considerations
  • Strokes and techniques of maintenance and therapeutic massage
  • Post massage considerations for horses and horse owners
  • Specific massage conditions
  • Building and marketing your practice this includes confidentiality, developing/maintaining records, preparing case histories, developing case studies, marketing strategies and insurance
  • Pathologies – Gait observation and its relation to muscle imbalances and abnormalities, common equine diseases, discussing medications, nutrition, and treatments both holistic and modern
  • Horse handling – behavior, communication, intention, and barn safety
  • Introduction to acupressure and nutrition

On the final day of class, you will perform a live practicum and take a written final exam.  Case studies are required and act as your “real-life” experience. All Pre and Post course work is required for certification.

 

Equine Massage Level 2

(Equine Sports Massage Therapist, ESMT)

$1,800.00

(35 live seminar hours and 123 home study hours)

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

On the final day of class, you will perform a live practicum and take a written final exam.  Case studies are required and act as your “real-life” experience. All Pre and Post course work is required for certification.

 

Equine Massage Level 3

(Advanced Equine Massage Therapist, AEMT)

$2,000.00

(35 live seminar hours and 72 home study hours)

The final level of the Equine massage program focuses on advanced techniques, the senior horses and includes an introduction to other alternative modalities.  Our final level is rich in content and will expand your understanding of our beloved senior horses, how to help them and new ways to help your entire client list.

This level focuses on the following:

  • The Senior Horse
  • Pre-massage considerations and contraindications with seniors
  • Strokes and techniques of senior massage
  • Pathologies relating to seniors
  • Palliative care
  • Post massage considerations specific to senior horses
  • Specific conditions relating to seniors
  • Introduction to Reiki, Color healing, sound healing, end of life decisions, plants, essential oils, etc.
  • End of life decisions

On the final day of class, you will perform a live practicum and take a written final exam.  Case studies are required and act as your “real-life” experience. All Pre and Post course work is required for certification.

Individual level prices are listed under the course name. We offer multiple level discounts:  Sign up & pay for multiple levels & receive 10% discount      Discounts are deducted at time of payment.

We strongly encourage students to take all three levels to insure a well-rounded education.  Most veterinarians like to see at least 100 hours in training.

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Rocky Mountain School of Animal Acupressure and Massage