This course introduces the why and how of clinical research in the field of equine clinical practice. Topics include the different types of research (clinical and epidemiological), different forms of research reviews and research study design, and how to critically review a scientific manuscript using an accepted format of literary citation.
This self-paced course is designed for anyone involved in the field of equine clinical care, with a specific emphasis on sports medicine and rehabilitation. Students are invited to the AASS and Equinology Equine Clinical Research Methodology Facebook group, so they can ask questions and share resources.
*This course is required for the EEBW Level II certification (optional for those who hold a PhD or MSc, or students who can show an academic/educational background with a module of research/statistics).
$ 75.00 USD
To register click here - EQ25 Registration
OAES: Evidence Based Rehabilitation for Equine Kissing Spine
My horse has been diagnosed with Kissing Spines, now what?!
This online course from the Online Academy of Equine Science offers the latest evidence-based information about Kissing Spines from leading specialists. Open to all owners, riders, trainers and equine healthcare professionals, this class will help you understand the condition, make informed choices about the current treatment options and learn safe and appropriate hands-on techniques to support your horse during all phases of rehabilitation.
$ 175.00 USD
To register click here - OAES Kissing Spine
OAES: Introduction to Saddle Fitting
How can I tell if my saddle fits?!
This online course from the Online Academy of Equine Science is designed for owners, riders, trainers and equine healthcare professionals. Students will learn evidence-based principles of saddle fit for English and Western saddles , with practical evaluation and fitting techniques.
The course is divided into 8 parts, learning exercises at the end of each section. Although billed as an introduction to saddle fitting, you will find that this course is more comprehensive than most saddle fitting classes.
Students have one year to complete the course after registration.
$ 50.00 USD
To register click here - OAES Saddle Fitting
AOI - Functional Osteopathy
What is Functional Osteopathy?
Osteopathy for animals is a highly integrated form of manual medicine for animals. which is founded on a solid understanding of functional medicine and osteopathic concepts and principles. It identifies the impact of both intrinsic and extrinsic factors on an animal’s health and utilizes a clinical process of elimination and osteopathic testing to localize the underlying cause of dis-ease. Practitioners of this science and art, use techniques to treat all aspects of the body through extensive knowledge of anatomy and physiology. This allows them to treat the whole being, from the muscles and bones to the organs (viscera) and neurological system.
Animal osteopaths work closely with vets and other veterinary professionals to ensure the very best care for the animal patient. They seek to find for that, which is within the body (such as neuromuscular dysfunction or visceral imbalance) and that which is outside the body (such as environmental factors and diet). Collectively, they find long-term solutions.
To explore or register for either pathway please click the link below to our partnership website
Equine Practicum scheduled for September 13 - 17, 2022 in Calgary, Alberta
Canine Practicum scheduled for September 19 - 23, 2022 in Calgary, Alberta
To register for the course and practicum please follow the above links in your desired discipline