Equine Therapy Career Courses & CPD
EMA is the original level 5 Equine Massage Therapy training provider in the UK with an international presence; recognised by many industry experts as the best in course content, professionalism, unique training models, continuing professional development (CPD) and ongoing support to our Therapists. Our training is fully accredited and quality assured. You will learn functional physical therapy to be the best you can be in the industry, combining physical therapy techniques and a comprehensive care plan, including prescriptive exercises for the horse during rehabilitation. Every horse is treated as an individual - one size does not fit all.
Most of our courses are held at Bishop Burton College, a leading institution of its kind in the country which has fabulous teaching facilities for our use. We do however, hold courses wherever there is demand (UK and internationally). Please contact us directly if you would like to know more, we can tailor any training to suit your requirements.
If you are passionate about working with horses, we have courses for you. The information behind each course title should give you a feel for EMA and help you make your choices. However, if you have any questions, please contact us direct, we are always happy to help with your study and career decisions.
(Just click on a course title image to find out more)
Why study with EMA?
We are the gold standard in equine therapy training programmes.
We do not compete with others, we are one of the original training providers and still leading the way.
We will train and support you all the way through your career with our career courses and continuing professional development CPD.
Certification varies in equine therapy from short online courses that do not require any coursework, case studies or formal testing through to programmes such as ours. With us you will be the best you can be and recognised as such in industry.
Our courses are highly regarded and recommended by other professionals including Veterinarians, University Professionals and others because when working with our Therapists, they have witnessed the high standards of professionalism, knowledge, skills and care that we provide to the horses we work with.
We have the Highest of Standards
Accredited courses align to Industry and National Occupational Standards which lead to fully insured Therapists. Please click HERE for UKRS Information.
Industry Levels 4 and 5 to suit your academic needs. These are aligned to the regulatory level descriptors for the Regulatory Qualification Framework (RQF) and the European Qualifications Framework (EQF).
Member of UK Register of Learning Providers. Reference 10083946
International recognition of one of the best training available with award winning courses
Long standing training partnership with Bishop Burton College with its BSc. Equine Therapy & Rehabilitation degree course.
Angela Hall is a highly qualified professional and a Fellow of the International Society of Animal Professionals
EMA is a Corporate Member of the International Society of Animal Professionals
Angela is also an Associate Member of IVRAP (Institute of Registered Veterinary & Animal Physiotherapists)
All Instructors and Assessors within EMA are Industry professionals with a minimum qualification level of BSc in Equine Science, BSc Equine Therapy & Rehabilitation or Veterinary Physiotherapy. We also have some MSc and PhD lecturers.
Training that allows Graduates to work anywhere in the world. Here in the UK we work within the Veterinary Surgeons Act (1966) and the Veterinary Surgeons (Exemption) Order (2015)
Flexibility to suit all student needs
Flexible payment options
Flexible study programmes
Distance learning and attended training with excellent support from Tutors/Assessors and fellow students and graduates
Group learning or private tuition available
Friendly and enjoyable learning environment
Growth & Development
We employ several EMA Graduates within the Company as well as working with other highly trained professionals
Full range of CPD training to reach Therapist status of all-round excellence
Membership of the EMA Association whereby Graduates are up-to-date with the latest science and research for a Therapy profession. Essential to maintain their status of some of the best Therapists in the world.
Unrivalled CPD (continuing professional development) courses.
Advanced Practitioner Equine Integrative Support Therapies
Racehorse Integrative Support Therapies
Practitioner Equine Sports & Remedial Massage
Equine Health & Nutrition Management
Practitioner in Equine Botanical Choices (Zoopharmacognosy)
(Align to Level 6)
Equine Kinesio Taping. Introduction & Muscle Tapings (Part 1)
Equine Kinesiology Taping. Advanced Tapings (Part 2)
Equine Kinesiology Taping. Myofascial & Neuro Tapings (Part 3)
Equine Alternative Therapies
Low Level Laser Therapy
Pulsed Electro Magnetic Field Therapy
Advanced Myofascial Release & Kinetic Chains
Equine Spinal Freedom
Saddle Assessment for the Equine Professional
Horse Bit & Bridle Assessment for Equine Professionals
Equine Myofascial Ball Techniques
Botanical Choices for Horses
SURE FOOT Equine Stability Pads
Equine Craniosacral Therapy
Energy Healing for Horses
Equine Manual Lymphatic Drainage
Advanced Assessment & Prescription for Performance & Rehabilitation
Racehorse to Riding Horse Aftercare
Optimum Management for Travelling Horses. Certificate of Competency
Equine Emergency First Aid Certificate (valid for 3 years)
Colic & Gut Health. Prevention & Management