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Please take note! An automatic computer
generated invoice is sent upon completion of your registration. The office has
to manually process your registration which can take up to two business days
but is typically done the following business day. A confirmation email letter
with agree to terms will be manually sent from the office with school
documents; please watch for this. You will need to return the STUDENT
ENROLLMENT AGREEMENT first which will arrive with the confirmation letter
before your course material will be sent as per state requirement no matter
where you reside for distance courses.
If you want to learn equine anatomy,
take this EQ50 Equine Distance Study Anatomy course. Lay down the bones and
learn those layers of muscles as well as veterinary anatomy! If you are serious
about continuing onto learn bodywork as a professional, you have to learn this
if you want to play with the big kids. This is only a starting point and covers
more anatomy in it than most onsite courses.
The EQ50 online course is also the
required precourse anatomy distance study course used for our signature
Equinology® Equine Body Worker (EEBW) Certification courses and is used for
other school programs requiring precourse anatomy study. The EEBW
course numbers: EQ100, EQ101 andEQ102 are all the same course content but
differ in amount of days attending and hours per day.
Equinology has the only 300+ hour Equine and
Canine Body Work Certification Program in California which is approved by the
Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education (BPPE)!
You will also find the EQ50 Equine
Anatomy Distance Study course very helpful if taking courses from another
program as well as any of Equinology’s courses in anatomy, neurology,
biomechanics, saddle fitting and any other modality for horses. If you are an
owner, breeder, kennel worker, vet tech or trainer this course will exceed your
If you are going to attend one of
our onsite courses, signing up for this course now allows you the luxury of
studying well ahead of time or if you are looking for a review. With the
expanded EQ50 course, we have determined it takes around 100 hours to complete.
After completing the course the student will be able
identify the skeletal system and locate the regions of
the skeleton on horses,
understand the veterinary terminology, vocabulary and
directional terms enabling the student to communicate with others in the
field and continue with self-learning exercises,
apply palpation skills for the equine surface anatomy
and compare them among horses,
distinguish and label the four layers of common muscles
of the horse to assist future learning,
compare horse's skeletal regions and be able to note
the differences between horses as well note the asymmetries of the
evaluate the musculoskeletal symmetry of the horse to
determine if there are differences which need to be addressed by a health
Requirements of Students:
A computer and internet access is
required for students to download the text and documents delivered via “High
Tail” which is a program utilized to send large documents. The internet
connection should be 56K modem and although slower speeds will work, high speed
is preferable (cable, LAN, DS etc.) Students should have computer and internet
access to view suggested links as well as videos on You Tube. While not
required to have a Facebook account, students have the opportunity to access
the same documents on the Facebook group established for this course.
YOU MUST BE 18 YEARS
TO REGISTER FOR THIS COURSE!
You must be a High School Graduate*
or over 18 years of age* or
You must have High School English
equivalency reading skills**
*Those who are under 18 years of age
need permission from their parents or guardians. If the student is not a high
school graduate, they will need to take and document the passing of an “Ability
to Benefit”. Parents you must call the office at 707.884.9963 if you are registering
your child under 18years of age.
**Those who are not high school
graduates need to take and document the passing of an“Ability to Benefit” test
from either Wonderlic or Accuplacer with a minimum score demonstrating that
they have the ability to benefit from Equinology’s instruction.
Proof of this must be supplied.
This EQ50 course also offers 50
continuing education hours for members of the National Certification Board of
Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (Human State Certification).
and Veterinary Terminology and Vocabulary, The Muscular System, The Skeletal
System and Palpating Bony Landmarks and Surface Anatomy
Methods of Instruction
This is a self-paced course. Although it is designed to be
completed in less than two months we do allow the student one year from the
time of registration to complete at home. The complete course manual (172
pages) is sent to you via a hyperlink from Hightail.com to download directly to
your computer to save or print. You do not have to purchase the text.
However, if you prefer a hard copy
and do not have access to print the e-copy you can purchase. These hard copies
are available for purchase at your own expense ($69.95). These are bound and
printed in color on quality paper:
is sent directly from the printer who also calculates the shipping charges.
Posters are also available from the online store.
There are Additional Learning
Activities within the manual which are required components of the course, not
optional. If you do not complete them you will miss a good deal of the course.
When you have completed reviewing
all the course content, you will request the open book final exam (which will
be emailed to you upon request) and you have a time limit of 2 months to
complete the exam. No worries! You have 3 attempts to pass
If you are interested in signing up
for this course you can register directly through this link by scrolling below
or send a check (USA only) or international money order to the Equinology
office at: POB 1310, Bodega Bay, CA 94923 USA.
Please remember you do not have to
finish the EQ50 in order to be able to attend the EEBW course but you must be
extremely familiar with the skeletal system. Join us for one of these EEBW
courses; sign up now!
The current Equinology® Equine Body
Worker (EEBW) Certification Course Schedule:
EQ100 which is held over a 9 day
The longer two week version EQ101
held once or twice a year in California can be found at:
The three week version held once a
year on the northern California coast can be found at:
If you are looking for a particular
country schedule click on to the calendar of events for that country found on
To complete EEBW certification
process (EQ100 or 101 or 102) Equinology Equine Body Worker Certification
Course (EEBW) students need to complete the EQ50 final exam before the EEBW
certificate is released. Again, you may attend the EEBW course before you
finish this EQ50 course.