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Overview

This course provides an in-depth study of anatomy, biomechanics, and neuromuscular control in performance horses. The information in this course adds to the veterinarian’s knowledge base to enhance lameness and performance evaluation and treatment of equine patients.

Upon completion of the class, students will be able to:

  • Evaluate biomechanics of performance horses
  • Localize the root cause of performance deficits based on an in-depth knowledge of anatomy, neurology and function
  • Select appropriate rehabilitation tools for each case

Instructors

Carla Pasteur, DVM, CVA, CVMMP, CVTP, MSTCVM

Sarah Plevin, DVM, CVA

Caitlin Daly, DVM, CVA, CVMMP

Anna Firshman, DVM

Schedule and Tuition

Online: June 1 -  September 31, 2021
Tuition:
$1,500 
Optional Printed Binder of lecture notes: $50
Discounts: Equine Veterinary Medical Manipulation Graduates $750 off 

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Syllabus

  • Muscle Basics, Architecture, Length, and Balance
  • Tendon Architecture and Pathology
  • Tendon Injury, Healing, Treatment, and Rehab 
  • Bone Basics, Growth, and Repair
  • Joint Architecture and Pathology
  • Fascia Anatomy
  • Fascia and Pathology
  • Densification and Trigger Points 
  • Anatomy - Neck and Thoracic Limb I & II
  • Anatomy - Trunk and Hindquarters I & II
  • Myofascial Lines I & II
  • Proprioceptors 
  • Sympathetics
  • Posture and Balance
  • Normal Gait and Habitual Gait Patterns
  • Biomechanics 
  • Pain I & II
  • Neck in Motion 
  • Cervical Function and Pathology
  • Back in Motion
  • Thoracolumbar Pathology
  • Business I & II
  • Limbs in Motion I & II
  • Locomotion
  • Intro to Rehabilitation
  • Intro to Equine Veterinary Medical Manipulation
  • Intro to Acupuncture