Therasage EMC offers a unique learning opportunity through their Equine Massage Certification Program. Therasage’s program is the perfect partnership for anyone with a love for horses and their sport, and for those wishing to learn more about complementary and alternative care for horses. Therasage provides a highly educational opportunity for class participants to broaden their knowledge of equine anatomy, develop business skills that lead to a promising career path, and earn certification to be able to gain employment in horse massage immediately upon graduation and for the long-term.
Therasage EMC has been recognized and supported by leading educational institutions: Harper College’s Equine program in Palatine IL., Kirkwood College in IA, and for the past seven years, the Equine Science Program at Ohio University Southern in Ironton, OH. In addition, the Therasage EMC Program is hosted and supported by professionaltrainer, John Lyons – one of the top recognized, leading trainers in the country, among others.
Therasage EMC has numerous host barns all over the country and has been approved since 2001as a post-secondary school for certifications in the state of WI, adhering to guidelines approved yearly by the Wisconsin Education Approval Board. Therasage EMC currently teaches in AZ, CO, MN, NC, OH, TN, TX, WI.
Students will be provided a roadmap to learning how to market their new certification for gainful employment, and/or a personal business. They will be provided a thorough education and understanding of equine anatomy, physiology, cause and effect, treatment of circulatory and muscular issues.
This four-day program features one-on-one instruction that puts students in touch with numerous horses to ensure a broad equine experience. Cost is $1000 per student. (Upon certification, students can earn between $60-90 per hour per client.) In addition to a highly-trained professional instructor, the course includes Therasage EMC Manual, charts and diagrams, handouts and worksheets.
Students will earn certification having learned:
- Total-body equine massage
- Trigger points
- Pre- and post-event massage
- Tendon and ligament massage
- Discipline-specific massage
- Plus enhanced science, business skills, marketing, and career development, potential employment
Therasage EMC, believes this certification program will not only benefit students and help them achieve academic and career success but can help further strengthen your care of horses.