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Horse Muscle Care – Practitioner Course




Do you dream of a career that combines work and your love of horses? Would you like to turn your passion into a productive business that can improve the comfort, flexibility and performance of all horses?

Practitioner Hoof CareThis training course has been developed to provide the understanding and skills necessary to ease stress and tension, thereby removing pain for horses in all disciplines.

It is suitable for those who wish to become professional therapists and equally valuable for high level trainers and competitors wishing to treat their own horses.
It is open to anyone with a passion for horses, who has the ability to work safely, responsibly and with the motivation to share our vision: A Better Life For Horses.

Product Description

In this course we present the essential skills required to unlock the equine body, assess the anatomy, movement and to understand and correct the major causes of unsoundness.

Online Modules

Essentials 1

  • History
  • Using your hands
  • Assessment
  • The language
  • Foundation Corrections

Essentials 2

  • Further considerations
  • Trigger Points
  • Osteopathy
  • Shiatsu

The Web

  • More than muscles
  • Alternative skills
  • When not to treat
  • Challenges


  • Lunging
  • Equipment
  • Hindquarters
  • Problem solving

Functional Anatomy Basics

  • The Skeleton
  • Bone Anatomy
  • The Muscular System
  • Functional Muscle Anatomy

Practical Modules

Practical 1

A valuable weekend to revise the learning so far, iron out challenges and prepare for the next steps. This live training includes assessment and is undertaken at the completion of the Essentials 2 online module and components.

Practical 2

During this second practical weekend you will revise the learning presented in The Web and the Soundness online modules. We show you how to bring it all together as a therapy and include a final practical skills assessment.


Dentistry Basics*

  • Anatomy
  • Common issues

Hoof Care*

  • What is a correct hoof?
  • Recognising potential problems

Saddle Fit Basics*

  • How to recognise a problem
  • Easing the stress

Business Basics*

  • Market research
  • Business planning

*Contact us regarding RPL

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