ZOO-120, Equine

This is the class for the horse loving enthusiast! Equine massage is the study of Equine Massage techniques. In this class you will study equine skeletal and muscle structure along with pain signs and light review of pathology. The key area of focus will be manipulation of muscles to facilitate the circulation of muscles for better performance and health of the animal. Basic indications/contraindications will be taught. This class will also discuss therapist body mechanics, handling and safety. Not part of any program. Some of the classes will be held off campus at a horse facility. Field trip waivers will need to be filled out in advance.

25 Clock Hours / 1.5 Qtr. Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: None