Equine Neurology, Muscle Physiology And Pathology

In Writtle

£ 595 VAT inc.


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Writtle (Essex)
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Writtle College


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To take into account

Completion of Equine Body Worker® Certification Course, Advanced Equine Sports Massage Techniques Level I , Progressive Intensive Anatomy Discovery workshops or comparable programme or extensive knowledge of equine anatomy and veterinary vocabulary

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Course programme

Equine Neurology, Muscle Physiology And Pathology

This course present a logical, progressive format in the true Equinology style. Loads of slides, specimens, hand-outs, practicals in the classroom and on horses will support the lectures and printed matter. A clear understanding of these subjects will help every body worker as well as every professional in the field of equine health care, whether they are using massage, acupressure, craniosacral therapy, myofascial release or any other technique in complementary therapy. Every student will benefit from this course, be it through learning new information or as a review of previous studies.

This course is directed at the body worker to build the understanding of the mechanisms of various modalities. Pathologies relevant to cases body workers may encounter are discussed. The latest discoveries, advances and systematic studies on the effects of various modalities will be presented. Exciting new information makes this course a must to update all those working in the field.

General outline: Central Nervous System (brain and spinal cord) and Peripheral Nervous System: structure and function, fibre type, innervation and association with other structures. General: nerve contribution to clinical and functional anatomy: muscle form and function.

Course Outline:

Central Nervous System:

• Central nervous system structure & function
• Innervation and association with other structures
• Fibre types

Peripheral Nervous System:

• Peripheral structure and function
• Peripheral nervous system with regard to individual nerve function
• Innervation and association with other structures
• Fibre types


• Nerves' contribution to clinical and functional anatomy of the horse
• Muscles' roles in the health and stability of the horse
• Clinical Assessment
• Common pathologies
• Muscle physiology
• The effects of training and exercise on the muscle, skeletal and nervous system

Required reading: ‘Atlas of Equine Anatomy' (by Chris Pasquini

Additional information

Payment options: All courses require a deposit of £200.00. The balance of course fees is due 5 (five) weeks prior to course commencement.

Equine Neurology, Muscle Physiology And Pathology

£ 595 VAT inc.