Workshops

Horse Anatomy

Equestricare has a variety of workshops and educational materials aimed at the horse owner and professional alike.

Equestricare is passionate about knowledge and education and teaching horse owners as much about helping their horse as we can. Knowledge is power and we are constantly striving to empower our clients.

Equestricare offers a variety of one day workshops as well as training in "Equestricare Equine Sports Massage Certificate" and "Horse Business Practices".

"I can definately recommend Equestricare workshops to anyone who rides, owns horses, is thinking about breeding a horse or would like to be able to do more for their horse. They are also great so you can get an idea of what could be causing soreness in your horse, and conformational issues that might affect your plans" Kirsty Swinton
 


 

Introduction to Photonic Therapy Two Day Workshop

9th & 10th June 2015, Swan Valley WA

This workshop is aimed at anyone in the horse industry who wants to learn more about Photonic Therapy and how they can use it to treat pain in their horse. This is a theory and practical workshop.

This is a hands on workshop with practicals and videos as well as theory.

  •  What is Photonic therapy - The history & science behind it
  •  Benefits of Photonic therapy and any contraindications
  • Evaluating the horse
  • Introduction to Meridians & Acupoints
  • Landmark anatomy
  • Essential Points for your horse
  • Application of Photonic Therapy

Cost is $220 includes morning tea, Basic Massage Techniques Book and handouts (or contact us for special offers on multiple participants).

Basic Horse Massage Techniques 2 Day Workshop

TBA 2015

This two day workshop is a combination of theory and practical and covers everything you need to get started massaging your horse. But you don't need to come to both days if you don't want.  Day one is enough to get you started!

  • Introduction to equine anatomy
  • Superficial & deep muscle Location
  • Evaluating the horse
  • Palpation Techniques
  • Massage Techniques
  • Basic Massage Routine

Cost is $220 and includes morning tea, Basic Massage Techniques DVD, manual, muscle charts and handouts (or contact us for special offers on multiple participants).

Sports Massage for Horses 4 Day Workshop

TBA 2015, Swan Valley WA

Help your horse be pain free and perform better.  This two day workshop is a combination of theory and practical and covers everything you need to get started massaging your horse. But you don't need to come to both days if you don't want.  Day one is enough to get you started!

  • Introduction to equine anatomy
  • Superficial & deep muscle Location
  • Evaluating the horse
  • Palpation Techniques
  • Massage Techniques
  • Basic Massage Routine
  • Body Checks
  • Stretching for Performance
  • Specialized techniques for different areas.
  • Detecting Muscle Issues

Cost is $399  and includes morning tea, Basic Massage Techniques  DVD, Muscle Charts, manual and handouts (or contact us for special offers on multiple participants).

Equine Evaluation & Conformation

TBA 2015

Never look at a horse the same way again!!  This workshop is a must for anyone who works with horses, purchases horses, or wants to assess their own horse.

This is a hands on workshop with practicals and videos as well as theory.

  • Landmark Anatomy & Equine Assessment
  • Conformation Features
  • Posture, Symmetry & Balance
  • Evaluating the horse
  • Biomechanics & Gait Analysis
  • Palpation Techniques

Cost is $220 includes morning tea, Basic Massage Techniques Book and handouts (or contact us for special offers on multiple participants).



 

For information, registration forms and bookings please contact training@equestricare.com.au
Equestricare is available to run these workshops at your own venue.