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Hands on equine massage certification

12 day intense equine massage certification level 2 ( for those wanting to start a business as a equine massage therapist)

$2500

equine behavior, safety, & handling,

equine anatomy, pathology, gait analysis & biomechanics (day 1 -2)

muscles & skeletal names, functions, origins (day 3 & 4)

illnesses, disorders, & diseases- you CANNOT diagnose these but it important to know when to not perform a massage & to refer the client to the vet for the vet to diagnose any issues (day 5 &6)

basic saddle fit & issues a improper sized saddle can cause

massage techniques & stretches (day 7)

work ethics, business practice, & marketing (day 8)

we practice on all sizes of horse from minis to drafts. (Days 9-12)

You will be comfortable & confident after taking this course. If you need more hrs of practice you are always welcome back to a class. Your success is important and I am always available to help with any questions you may have!

There will be homework throughout the week between classes and tests each week!

Course dates can be scheduled at your barn with up to 7 horses per class!

I also offer one on on courses.

If you are interested in one on one course or scheduling at you barn please contact me.

Level 2 tuition cost is $2500* travel fee does apply if i am traveling to your barn! Incentive is offered to hosting barn! $500 non-refundable deposit must be paid to hold your spot in a course.Tuition is non refundable. I accept checks(must be good), debit credit cards, credit cards and paypal payments I understand things happen if something comes up and you cant make these dates we can schedule you one on one course at no extra charge. If you need to set up a payment plan please let me know! I offer affordable payment plans!

Hotels & campground with cabins located a half mile away!

location: New Castle, In

Time: 10:30 am- 5:30 pm each day

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Online equine massage certification

Courses can be completed on your own time online. YOU MUST SCHEDULE A 5 DAY HANDS ON TRAINING ONCE YOU HAVE COMPLETED THE ONLINE COURSE & PASS THE FINAL EXAM IN PERSON.
Once you have purchased you will be sent an email with password to login.

What you will learn:
equine behavior, safety, & handling,
equine anatomy, pathology, gait analysis & biomechanics
muscles & skeletal names, functions, origins
illnesses, disorders, & diseases- you CANNOT diagnose these but it important to know when to not perform a massage & to refer the client to the vet for the vet to diagnose any issues
basic saddle fit & issues a improper sized saddle can cause
massage techniques & stretches
work ethics, business practice, & marketing
we practice on all sizes of horse from minis to drafts.
You will be comfortable & confident after taking this course. If you need more hrs of practice you are always welcome back to a class. Your success is important and I am always available to help with any questions you may have!

Affordable payment plans available!

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What is PEMF

What is PEMF Therapy?

PEMF energizes the cells of the body stimulating the body’s natural healing. It is painless, non- invasive drugfree therapy that accelerates healing, pain relief, & reduces inflammation, along with many other life changing benefits.
What happens during a PEMF treatment?
Pemf device sends pulsing magnetic field pulses through a flexible, soft rubber coil that penetrates into the body. The cell membrane is gently pulled by the magnetic field as it pulses. The cell membrane is relaxed on the (off phase). The cell membrane becomes more permeable as the cells relax and expand. This allows the cells to release toxins, inflammation, & waste. The release of toxin and receiving oxygen increases the natural charge of the cell. The magnetic wave only affects the cells that have a low level of charge. The damaged cells are the ones that show pulsing or twitching.
How long do sessions last?
Treatment sessions usually take 20-60 minutes for humans & small animals and 30-45 minutes for horses. It really depends on how chronic the soreness or injury is though some sessions vary on time of treatment.

PEMF Therapy benefits:

People, horses, dogs, cattle, & pigs can all benefit from PEMF therapy because

PEMF increases:

Range of motion
Immune system
Flexibility
endurance
Energy
Strength
Circulation
Stamina

Speeds up recovery time from injuries


PEMF decreases:

Toxins & cell waste
Stiffness
Stress
Build up of lactic acid
Inflammation
Pain

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PEMF Therapy for people

PEMF:

Pulsed electromagnetic field therapy sessions for people, horses, dogs,
cattle, & pigs.

What is PEMF? 
PEMF energizes the cells of the body stimulating the body’s natural healing. It is painless, non- invasive drugfree therapy that accelerates healing, pain relief, & reduces inflammation, along with many other life changing benefits.  
What happens during a PEMF treatment? 
Pemf device sends pulsing magnetic field pulses through a flexible, soft rubber coil that penetrates into the body. The cell membrane is gently pulled by the magnetic field as it pulses. The cell membrane is relaxed on the (off phase). The cell membrane becomes more permeable as the cells relax and expand. This allows the cells to release toxins, inflammation, & waste. The release of toxin and receiving oxygen increases the natural charge of the cell. The magnetic wave only affects the cells that have a low level of charge. The damaged cells are the ones that show pulsing or twitching. 
How long do sessions last? 
Treatment sessions usually take 20-60 minutes for humans & small animals and 30-45 minutes for horses. It really depends on how chronic the soreness or injury is though some sessions vary on time of treatment. 

PEMF increases: 

  • Range of motion 
  • Immune system 
  • Flexibility 
  • endurance  
  • Energy 
  • Strength 
  • Circulation 
  • Stamina 

PEMF decreases: 

  • Toxins & cell waste 
  • Stiffness 
  • Stress 
  • Build up of lactic acid 
  • Inflammation 
  • Pain 
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Before & after of PEMF Therapy & equine massage

Common behavior issues related to back pain and or saddle fit:

Difficult to shoe
Cold- backed while mounting
Bucks or rolls excessively
Reluctant to stride out
Slow to warm up or relax while riding
Inability to travel straight
Falters or resists during transitions
Head tossing​​
Fidgeting while mounting/dismounting
Objection to being saddled or tightening of girth/cinch
Difficulty going down hill
Rider constantly having to adjust position
Twists over fences
Difficulty maintaining collection or impulsion
Hypersensitivity to brushing
Unable or unwilling to round back or neck​If your horse is showing any of these signs they could benefit from massage & or PEMF.

PEMF Therapy is beneficial for people, horses, dogs, cattle & pigs.

PEMF increases:  Range of motion
 Immune system
 Flexibility 
endurance 
 Energy 
Strength
 Circulation
 Stamina 
PEMF decreases:  Toxins & cell waste
 Stiffness
 Stress 
Build up of lactic acid 
Inflammation 
Pain 
Benefits Of Equine Massage
Promotes healing by increasing the flow of nutrients to the muscles and carrying away excessive fluids and toxins. Reduces inflammation and swelling in joints, thereby alleviating pain, by improving circulation. Creates a positive effect on the contractual and release process of the muscles. When tension is released, muscle relax. Assists in balancing the body by treating the body as a whole rather than each individual part. Stimulates circulation by “defrosting frozen muscles” thereby releasing endorphins- natural pain killers. Improved circulation also increases the excretion of toxins through the skin. 
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PEMF THERAPY

What is PEMF Therapy?

PEMF energizes the cells of the body stimulating the body’s natural healing. It is painless, non- invasive drugfree therapy that accelerates healing, pain relief, & reduces inflammation, along with many other life changing benefits.  
What happens during a PEMF treatment? 
Pemf device sends pulsing magnetic field pulses through a flexible, soft rubber coil that penetrates into the body. The cell membrane is gently pulled by the magnetic field as it pulses. The cell membrane is relaxed on the (off phase). The cell membrane becomes more permeable as the cells relax and expand. This allows the cells to release toxins, inflammation, & waste. The release of toxin and receiving oxygen increases the natural charge of the cell. The magnetic wave only affects the cells that have a low level of charge. The damaged cells are the ones that show pulsing or twitching. 
How long do sessions last? 
Treatment sessions usually take 20-60 minutes for humans & small animals and 30-45 minutes for horses. It really depends on how chronic the soreness or injury is though some sessions vary on time of treatment. 

PEMF Therapy benefits:

People, horses, dogs, cattle, & pigs can all benefit from PEMF therapy because

PEMF increases: 

  • Range of motion 
  • Immune system 
  • Flexibility 
  • endurance  
  • Energy 
  • Strength 
  • Circulation 
  • Stamina 

PEMF decreases: 

  • Toxins & cell waste 
  • Stiffness 
  • Stress 
  • Build up of lactic acid 
  • Inflammation 
  • Pain 
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Equine massage therapy

Benefits Of Equine Massage

  • Promotes healing by increasing the flow of nutrients to the muscles and carrying away excessive fluids and toxins. 
  • Reduces inflammation and swelling in joints, thereby alleviating pain, by improving circulation. 
  • Creates a positive effect on the contractual and release process of the muscles. Reduces spasms. When tension is released, muscle relax. 
  • Assists in balancing the body by treating the body as a whole rather than each individual part. 
  • Stimulates circulation by “defrosting frozen muscles” thereby releasing endorphins- natural pain killers. Improved circulation also increases the excretion of toxins through the skin. 

There are different techniques here are 5: basic massage, trigger-point therapy, myofascial release, manual lymphatic drainage, and stretching can all help. Each horse is different that is why its important for your therapist to know which techniques will help your horse and how to implement them into a session.

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Did you know

Did you know a horse in pain can adapt their movement which causes more issues when by overcompensating sore tight muscles. This can lead to less movement,(short striding, unable to flex, unable to engage hind end), behavior issues,(biting, bucking, behavior changes), and even physical problems. By noticing these changes early you can prevent more muscle injuries. By increasing range of motion your increasing your horses stride, stamina, and flexibility can takes tenths to seconds off timed events, by lengthening strides. Performance horses work hard by adding massage into your horses routine it will help keep your horse in top performance shape. It will help prevent muscle tears, spasms, and muscles healthy.

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What is massage therapy and some of the benefits?

Equine massage therapy is a series of massage strokes applied with certain pressure to help increase blood flow, reduce stress, relax the horse, loosen joints, tight & knotted muscles, & ligaments by working to get the soft tissue healthy.

Do you want to improve your horses performance? Is your horse missing lead changes or struggling to travel straight? Does your horse seem stiff after a weekend of trail riding? Massage therapy is not just a do a treatment your horses work hard and can get sore and have muscle strains, pulls, and tears just like us!
A.D’S Equine Sports Massage Therapy & Rehabilitation LLC
Massage therapy benefits:

• Promotes healing by increasing the flow of nutrients to the muscles and carrying away excessive fluids and toxins.

• Reduces inflammation and swelling in joints, thereby alleviating pain, by improving circulation.

• Creates a positive effect on the contractual and release process of the muscles. When tension is released, muscle relax.

• Assists in balancing the body by treating the body as a whole rather than each individual part.

• Stimulates circulation by “defrosting frozen muscles” thereby releasing endorphins- natural pain killers. Improved circulation also increases the excretion of toxins through the skin.

• Enhances muscle tone and increases range of motion.

• Helps maintain the whole body in better physical condition.

• Helps alleviate muscles spasms and fatigue thus reducing the risk of tearing or pulling muscles.

• Increases range of motion and enhances muscle tone.

• Promotes more rapid healing of injuries by improving circulation.

• Improves performance and athletic ability.

• May help prevent colic by keeping the intestinal tract moving as it should.
Pre & post event benefits:

• Minimizes stiffness

• Enhance tissue repair

• Maintain suppleness and strength
Common behavior issues related to back pain and or saddle fit:

• Difficult to shoe

• Cold- backed while mounting

• Bucks or rolls excessively

• Reluctant to stride out

• Slow to warm up or relax while riding

• Inability to travel straight

• Falters or resists during transitions

• Head tossing

• Fidgeting while mounting/dismounting

• Objection to being saddled or tightening of girth/cinch

• Difficulty going down hill

• Rider constantly having to adjust position

• Twists over fences

• Difficulty maintaining collection or impulsion

• Hypersensitivity to brushing

• Unable or unwilling to round back or neck

If your horse is showing any of these signs they could benefit from massage.