Enrichment Programs & Alternative Therapies:
Objective: To provide equine massage therapist an education in complimentary therapies. To provide work-shops & clinics that offers a variety of equine therapies. Our goal is to promote healing, balance and rehabilitation. To demonstrate these alternative techniques that is safe, effective and legal. To assist and accelerate body work, which benefit the healing process in treating horses for maintenance, injury prevention and recovery.
Alternative Therapy Program Description:
We offer a variety of treatment techniques, which can be used by equine therapists, horse owners and trainers to decrease pain, inflammation, and treat muscle strains.
We provide an economical educational opportunity that establishes a solid basis, for therapy skills for starting (or improving) an equine therapy business or just improve your horses well-being. We ensure a positive learning environment that respects the scope of our practice. These therapies are useful by facilitating healing of injuries, improve performance, provide pain relief, and soothe sore muscles. Our focus is “A Healthy Horse is a Happy Horse”.
Clinics: The courses are beneficial for professional practitioners or individuals who simply want to establish and maintain their own horses. Possible topics include:
“Certification” is available for students who want to enter equine therapy as a vocation.
Registration: Clinics require a $35.00 registration fee non-refundable and balance of tuition due upon arrival at check-in.
Clinics are offered in a combination of 1, 2 and 3 day sessions. June – August held on Friday-Sunday, week-day and evening classes are available upon request.
Clinics will be offered on an as needed basis, 5 student minimum for on-site clinics. All clinics and courses offered, involve Q & A discussions, lecture and testing in the class-room and hands-on sessions in the barn.
A topic primer and or clinic book are provided. One day of training is between 4-6-8 hours, depending on class. Students will be practicing on live equine subjects. Courses and clinics are held at the Langley Equine Studies Campus Facility unless other-wise hosted by a stable boarding facility.
Instructor: Mary Lou Langley LMT (Licensed Massage Therapist) and “Large Animal” WA State
DOH Endorsement, has been aiding in the healing of horses with massage/body work, micro-current stimulation, red light and other various modalities starting in 2003 to present.