You can purchase your course in the section below. Detailed descriptions of each course are listed out at the bottom of this page with terms and conditions. Purchase in full or through easy payment plans. We can also custom create a course to fit your needs. Single day training? We can help. Want to create a weekend package for your family or a group of friends? We can work with you. Youth groups? Yes! We will create a fun course packed full of information that is easy to understand. Want to learn from your own horses? We can create a day just for you and your athletes.

 

Need us to travel to you for certification? We can do that.

Hit the Request Information Tab for custom packages.

We also have affiliate courses listed that are not taught at Superior Therapy LLC. These are professionals that we partner with to bring you a variety of of modalities to meet all of your therapy needs. Clicking on partner courses will redirect you to their websites for schedules, locations and purchase. 

Certified Equine Rehab Therapist Course - Online & Onsite with Summer Terry

Your future in the equine rehab industry starts here. This course will teach you all the basics it takes to operate a rehab facility. You’ll learn how to safely use equipment, decide what types of equipment will work best for your facility, and how to develop a treatment plan for each horse. This course is broken down into two sections to make learning fun and easy. The first section is a compilation of online videos and the second section is onsite training at Superior Therapy LLC. The onsite training will be totally hands-on training. You’ll learn to assess horses, work with veterinarians, come up with a treatment plan, and track progress on real in-treatment horses. You will be treading horses under our direction as well as learning how to train new horses to the AquaPacer. We will also teach you our exercises and stretches used to rebuild weak areas and return horses to performance. This course is jam packed full of experience-based training material. We’ve done the trial, error, and hard work for you… Now let us teach you how to help improve the lives of horses. Bonus materials include: Discussing Insurance, Social Media skills by Summer, How to Build your Brand, and Targeting your Ideal Customer. Let us help you design the rehab facility of your dreams. This is the first Certification Course of its kind, and is open to anyone 18 and older. Upon completion and exam completion, graduates will still have access to all future video content, refresher courses, and support from Summer.

  Hydrotherapy:

             3 types of hydrotherapy

             Selecting the correct equipment

             Care and Maintenance of equipment

             Barn Design and Specs

             Safe Practice

             How to Start New Horses

             Speed/Distance/Water Levels

             Developing a plan for each horse

             Working the problem horse

             Assessing movement in water

             Finding areas of weakness

             Insurance Coverage

             PEMF & Laser Equipment:

             PEMF vs. Laser Therapy

             Benefits and Functions

             Low Frequency vs. High Frequency

             Selecting the correct equipment

             Developing a program for each horse

             Contraindications

             Safe Storage

             Insurance Coverage

             Legal Facts for Business Use

       Massage Techniques:

             Breaking Down Scar Tissue

             Massage for Mobilization

             Stretching for Alignment

             Enhancing nerve signals

             Massage for Circulation

                Contraindications & Safety

Reconditioning Therapy:

             Balancing/Stretching/Rebuilding Muscle

             Drills/Exercises/Conditioning for Correct Mechanics

        Daily Operations:

             Wrapping techniques

             Caring for Wounds

             Medication Knowledge

             Working with Veterinarians

             Nutrition for Healing

            Business Concepts:

             Suggested Reading

             Insurance Coverage

             Financing Options

             Social Media Instruction

             Advertising Tips

             Building Your Brand

            Targeting Ideal Customers

       Horse Assessments:

             Recognizing areas of weakness

             Veterinary exam

             Hoof Angles and Potential Lameness

             Determining Fitness Level

             Locating Soreness

             Primary vs. Secondary Soreness

             How Body Score/Condition Affects Healing

             How Body Score/Condition Causes Injury

Designing your Dream Barn:

Layout for Equipment

Spacing

Being Economical

Proper Staffing

Internship Programs

Basic Supplies 

Barn Flooring 

Stall Size

Textbooks:

55 Corrective Exercises for Horses – Jec Aristotle Ballou

Physical Therapy for Horses – Helle Katrine Kleven

The on-site portion can be scheduled as

Full time – 9 days (10 to 5) with weekend off.

Or 2 scheduled weekends – Friday – Sunday (10 to 6)

A practical test will be completed before certification is given

Certified Equine Care Specialist Course - Online & Onsite with Summer Terry

This is a groundbreaking therapy course for the horse owner, and the first certification course of its kind. We are going to teach you how to think like a therapist and take care of your own horses without all the expensive equipment. We are taking the old school approach to rehab! This course is packed full of secrets the pros all keep to themselves. This course is broken down into two sections to make learning fun and easy. The first section is a compilation of online videos and the second section is onsite training at Superior Therapy LLC. The onsite training will be totally hands-on training. You’ll learn how conformation plays a critical role in preventing injuries, how to select a horse, and maintain your athlete. Looking for a side hustle that also helps horses? You can use this certification to build a business of taking care of horses for others. You’ll learn how to do specialty leg wraps, just like they do at veterinary clinics. We will make sure that you have confidence and training to know you are doing things correctly. We will also cover massage techniques, treating issues you’ll face on the road, and exercises that will treat and prevent weakness. You’ll have the skills to help others take care of their horses, so you rehab horses in your own barn or on the road. Bonus materials include: Discussing Insurance, Social Media skills by Summer and how to build your brand. This certification course is open to anyone 18 and older. Upon completion and exam completion, graduates will still have access to all future video content, refresher courses, and support from Summer.

Horse Assessment:

Conformation vs. Potential Injuries

Common Problems by Discipline

Picking a Potential Winner

Locating Soreness

Determining Fitness Level

Muscle Weakness

Building the Athlete 

Recognizing areas of weakness

            Veterinary exam/Pre Purchase exam

            Hoof Angles and Potential Lameness

            How Body Score/Condition Affects Healing

            How Body Score/Condition Causes Injury

       Massage Techniques:

             Breaking Down Scar Tissue

             Massage for Mobilization

             Stretching for Alignment

             Enhancing nerve signals

             Massage for Circulation

                Contraindications & Safety

Reconditioning Therapy:

             Balancing/Stretching/Rebuilding Muscle

             Drills/Exercises/Conditioning for Correct Mechanics

On the Road:

Wraps/Bandages

Pre/Post Performance Routines

Proper Leg Care/Maintenance

Icing on the Road

Med Box Hacks 

Rehab without a Rehab/Side Hustle:

Icing without Equipment

Wrapping Techniques

Working with Veterinarians

After Surgery Care

Handwalking Safety 

Barn Setup

Stall Size 

Barn Supplies 

Textbooks:

55 Corrective Exercises for Horses – Jec Aristotle Ballou

Physical Therapy for Horses – Helle Katrine Kleven

Planning For the Future:

Taking the Next Step 

Adding Equipment

Building a Budget

Add a Kid Under 18 to Come Observe Rehab Therapist or Care Specialist Courses

We believe in the importance of educating future generations of horsemen. We cannot offer a certification to anyone under the age of 18, but we can allow interested kids to come observe at our courses and participate in activities appropriate for their experience level. Plus they will have access to all the video content including the Kids Corral section with videos geared towards our younger learners. This will be a great experience for you to learn with your child and both expand your skill set.

Rules, Terms... The Fine Print

Association of Certified Equine Therapies

Terms and Conditions

 

Thank you for buying our courses. We want to make sure that our users have a rewarding experience while they are discovering information, assessing, and purchasing our training courses, whether it may be for online or hands on training courses.

As with any online purchase experience, the below are the terms and conditions that govern the Refund Policy. When you buy a training course on the Association of Certified Equine Therapies website you agree to our Privacy Policy, Terms of Use and the points below.

  

Cancellation & Refunds: Online Training

  • If the cancellation is done by the delegate within 48 hours of subscribing, 5% will be deducted as administration fee.

  • If the cancellation is done by the delegate after 48 hours of subscribing no refund will be made.

  • No refund will be made to the delegate after 48 hours of subscribing to the course.

 

Cancellation & Refunds: Hands on Training

Association of Certified Equine Therapies, reserves the right to postpone/cancel an event, or change the location of an event because of insufficient enrollments, instructor illness or force-majeure events (like floods, earthquakes, political instability, etc.)

  • In the case ACET cancels an event for reasons out of our control, every effort will be made to notify the delegate as soon as possible.

  • It is the responsibility of the delegate to secure their position in the course dates and to attend the required hours. For instances that the delegate cannot complete the required hours, it is their responsibility to attend a future course to complete the necessary requirements. 

  • If a cancellation is done by a delegate 7 days or less, prior to the event, it will be the delegate's responsibility to reschedule their class based on the availability of future courses.  

 

Note: All refunds will be processed within 30 days of receipt of the refund requests


 

ACET is not responsible for transportation, lodging, or meals. Students are responsible for their own accommodations.

 

Superior Therapy LLC is not responsible for accidents, injuries, or death. By agreeing to terms and conditions, you are releasing Superior Therapy LLC, its owners, and staff from all responsibility should an accident occur. 

 

You will be working with real-life customer horses that are in the care of Superior Therapy LLC. By agreeing to these terms and conditions, you are agreeing to nondisclosure of injuries, owners, and conditions treated in this barn. We are a teaching facility, but we do not allow social media posts, videos, or spreading of information on any horse while it is in our barn other than what is produced by Superior Therapy LLC or its customers. Our customers have rights just as our students do.   

 

By agreeing to terms and conditions, you agree not to reprint, repost, or share any testing information, criteria, or answers.

 

Students will be graded on a point scale determined by the course instructor. Final grade will be an accumulation of textbook and video portions as well as task scores of onsite activities. Students will be allowed two attempts to pass before having to retake and repay for the course.

Disclaimer: Information in these courses reflect the opinions of Superior Therapy LLC, ACET, and its partners. This website, courses, and information is designed to provide the knowledge, hands-on experience, and basics to help people excel in the therapy industry. Information is not intended to be a substitute for veterinary care. We are not diagnosing, treating or operating without the consent of licensed veterinarians. Course graduates and facilities are not a direct reflection on Superior Therapy LLC, ACET, or its partners. Certification of completion indicates that graduates have received correct training in their desired field of therapy. We are not responsible for any practice outside the facility of Superior Therapy LLC.