Calendar, Tuition and Application


At Bancroft School of Massage Therapy, our graduates are successfully blazing the way to bringing massage into the main stream of modalities that are available to animal owners. We strive to be the benchmark in the massage education field. You can complete the Equine Massage Certification Program in 8 months in our new Fast-Track program. Course length: 200 hours—160 hours of classes, online and in person, and 40 hours of internship done in your local area.

Coursework includes: Equine Anatomy & Physiology, Equine Behavior, Handling and Safety, Massage Techniques, Stress Point Therapy, Sports Massage, Equine First Aid and Bandaging, Business Practices/Ethics, Marketing, Internship, and more.  Click here for a complete list of courses.

Certificate Program: 2020 Scheduled Start Date 

October 1, 2020-  The online coursework starts on October 1, 2020 and work must be completed prior to hands-on dates:

Hands-on Dates To Be Determined

April 23, 24, 25 2021  (Friday, Saturday, Sunday)

May  21, 22, 23 2021 (Friday, Saturday, Sunday)

June 25, 26, 27 2021  (Friday, Saturday, Sunday)

July 23, 24, 25 2021 (Friday, Saturday and Sunday)

August 28, 29 2021  (Saturday and Sunday)

Hands-on classes run from 9:00am to 5:00pm.

Admission requirements: High School Graduate or equivalent and horse experience. Please feel free to e-mail Lisa Ruthig at [email protected] or call us at (508) 753-9757, to request an application packet.

The educational investment for the 200-hour program is $4750. Payment plans available.

Other Expenses*

Required Books: $180.00
Uniform shirt: $32.95

*Approximate Costs

Click here to download and print an application. This file is a Microsoft Word file.