The Equine Practitioner Course covers -
System charts. Each course covers two systems and their relevance to each other and the whole equine structure, systems learnt are dependant on the horses being worked with; Intensive learning, 1-on-1 training and practice; Practitioner skills; 1st Aid; Gear relevance; Rider influence; Condition protocols; Horse and rider, putting everything together for fine-tuning performance.
Each year a Practitioner Skills weekend is available for -
Students ready for assessment to become fully qualified Practitioners; Practitioners who are already qualified and want to stay refreshed with the latest techniques and knowledge; Human Senior Practitioners who would like to up-skill their equine knowledge.
The Student Practitioner needs to complete 4 Practitioner Level courses to be accredited as a ConTact C.A.R.E Equine Practitioner and by completing the following criteria -
In between Practitioner Level courses, students are gathering another 80 hrs. practice and 3 case studies; Anatomy & Physiology of the Equine either by an online learning course, NZQA approved course or by approval of prior learning credits; 2 independent assessments by accredited ConTact C.A.R.E Equine assessors such as Dale or Camille, showing a sound understanding of the equine self-defence systems and their relevance in surprise impact situations; A good knowledge of the horse's general nature and body language; Show confidence and efficiency of practical skills relative to a ConTact C.A.R.E Equine Practitioner.
ConTact C.A.R.E Equine - Advanced Practitioner
To be a ConTact C.A.R.E Equine Advanced Practitioner, the Practitioner needs to fulfill the following requirements -
Be a 'ConTact C.A.R.E' only Practitioner, and working full-time as this in their career; Be working with horses consistently on a regular basis, and be able to show 500 hrs. of practical; Have 15 successful case studies; Present a knowledge study of Hippology, in any aspect of the horse; Have attended a current Practitioner Skills day within the last 3 yrs.
Please contact Camille Nelson 0212659423 or email@example.com for information on Equine Practitioner training.