Natural Touch Therapy Institute (formerly the British Columbia College of Equine Therapy)

Address 1
Alberta Campus: Site 7, Box 56, RR3 Barrhead, AB T7N 1N4 AB TEL (780) 305-1668
Address 2
Saskatchewan Campus: Box 556 Vanscoy, SK S0L 3J0 SK TEL (306) 371-1171
Website
Contact Person
Brenda Fitzgerald & Janelle Lukan Principals & Co-Owners
Members Of
PRIVATE TRAINING INSTITUTIONS BRANCH (PTIB)
Registration #
1446
Year Founded
1995
Average Class Size
16 Per Campus
Enrolment #s
16 Per Campus
Entrance Requirements
17 years & older. Horse Experience.
Tuition Fees
$11,150.00 - 2 years
Language of Operation
English
Academic Year
Sept-June

We offer a two-year, part time certificate program, designed for those wishing to acquire the skill and knowledge necessary for a career as an “Equine Sport Therapist.”

Our course includes instruction in the following:
• Anatomy
• Physiology

• Pathology
• Massage Therapy
•.Saddle and Tack Fitting
• Applied Kinesiology
• Nutritional Assessment & Balance

• Structural Assessment & Balance 

  • Cranial Assessment and Balance
  • Herbal Remedies

• Assessment of Rider Imbalances 

• Principles of Movement

  • Energy Balancing Techniques 
  • Recognizing Farrier Imbalances 
  • Recognizing Dental Imbalances
  • Acupressure Techniques
  • Use of Magnetics
  • Treatment of Injuries
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