Rocky Mountain School of Animal Acupressure and Massage

Equine Massage Level 1 Correspondence

Offered online via correspondence

NBCAAM National Test requires additional hours, students will need to attend at least 1 level on-site.

Correspondence programs are not eligible for Washington State license.

Equine Massage Level 1

(Equine Therapeutic Massage Therapist, ETMT)



(107 home study cognitive hours)

Get your certification started with Equine Massage Level 1 in the comfort of your own home! Equine Massage Level 1 will be your starting point for your Equine massage career. The class will focus on therapeutic massage, and will go over topics including:

  • Introduction to anatomy and physiology
  • Pre-massage considerations
  • Strokes and techniques of maintenance and therapeutic massage
  • Post massage considerations for horses and horse owners
  • Specific massage conditions
  • Building and marketing your practice this includes confidentiality, developing/maintaining records, preparing case histories, developing case studies, marketing strategies and insurance
  • Pathologies – Gait observation and its relation to muscle imbalances and abnormalities, common equine diseases, discussing medications, nutrition, and treatments both holistic and modern
  • Horse handling – behavior, communication, intention, and barn safety
  • Introduction to acupressure and nutrition

Once you are ready, there will be a business exam and final written exam to take, in addition to a video submission of your practicum. Any student is welcome to schedule a time on-site at our Franktown, CO campus in place of submitting a video. The final step is the post coursework in the form of case studies. These act as your “real-life” experience, and this is how you will get your final certification.


Multi-Level Discounts available! Go to the Equine Massage Correspondence Courses page to get those discounts!

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  • $ 1,600.00
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