Our Online Classes cover the following areas of study:
Behavior, Handling and Safety
Equine History and Behavior
Equine First Aid
Equine Disease and Prevention
Equine Anatomy and Physiology
Equine Skeletal System and Bone Articulations
Equine Muscular Systems
Equine Tissue Types and Integument
Equine Cardio and Lymphatic Systems
Equine Nervous and Endocrine Systems
Equine Respiratory and Urinary Systems
Equine Reproductive and Digestive Systems
Introduction to Biomechanics and Gait Analysis
Our Hands-on Classes cover the following areas of study:
Equine Skeletal Systems bone laboratory
Further Study of Biomechanics and Gait Analysis
Saddle Fit and Rider Issues
Business Practices, Marketing and Ethics
These classes are held at Bancroft or at local partner farms.
Lisa Ruthig, BS, CEMP, CSAMP
Principal Anatomy & Massage instructor.
After graduating from University of Delaware with a BS in Biology, Lisa worked in molecular biology and immunology laboratories for a number of years before following a meandering path to her career in animal massage.
A traumatic injury to her puppy, Fergus, led Lisa into the realm of complementary healing techniques. Attempts to treat his resulting structural problems and anxiety quickly led to a passion for working with all animals.
A graduate of Bancroft School of Massage Therapy's Equine and Small Animal Massage Programs and a Level II Reiki practitioner, Lisa uses her scientific mindset, along with her natural affinity for the emotions of animals, to guide her in treating various behavioral problems, injuries, and movement disorders in animals. Learn more about Lisa atLively Animal Massage.
Carol Ann Mossa is a Licensed Massage Therapist in private practice serving clients in Rhode Island and Massachusetts. After graduating from Bancroft School of Massage Therapy in April 2011, she went on to earn her Equine Massage Therapist Certification, graduating from BSMT in November that same year. Carol at talented photographer and published author is the founder of The Footloose Muse, https://www.facebook.com/groups/thefootloosemuse
Amanda Theriault CEMP
Amanda is a graduate of the Bancroft School of Massage, and is also certified in Shoden Reike 1 and Reiki with Animals Training. To learn more about Amanda visit .facebook.com/healingartsequinemassage/
Gillian O'Brien CEMP
Gillian is the owner of Goliath Equine Massage and a graduate of our equine program. She continues to educate herself in different modalities include Equine Manual Lymph Drainage courses. To learn more about Gillian visite https://www.facebook.com/goliathequinemassage
Doggone U Animal Massage School provides training and certification of the following areas of massage through hands on massage training, distance learning education, and massage therapy workshops for your career in animal massage therapy or to obtain your animal massage certification: equine massage, horse massage, small animal massage, pet massage, cat massage, feline massage, dog massage, canine massage. For more information on our massage school please contact Bancroft School of Massage Therapy today.