Frequently Asked Questions
When does the course start and finish?
The course starts as soon as you have enrolled. It is a completely self paced online - you decide how much time you would like to devote to the course depending on what other demands on your time you have!
How does studying this course via distance learning work?
Once you have enrolled on the course, you can begin steadily working your way through the modules completing learning activities and assessments. There is no need to travel anywhere to take this course.
Will I receive support from Equine Distance Learning?
You receive the full support of a tutor who will be allocated to you when you enrol. You can contact your tutor as little or as often as you need to for support and guidance. You can contact your tutor by phone or by email, depending on your preference.
How is this course assessed?
The Introduction to Equine Massage course is assessed in two ways. You will need to complete an online test taken at home. You will also need to upload videos of your self demonstrating the stretches and massage techniques you learn throughout the course to us. We will provide with you full instructions on how to do this once you are ready. The videos will be assessed by your tutor and feedback given to you.
Does this course qualify me to practise equine massage as a career?
This course is an introduction to equine massage only and, as such, will not qualify you to practise the massage techniques on any horses other than your own. It is a fantastic course to take if you are thinking of a career in this field as it gives you a thorough grounding of the massage techniques you will need to master for a career in this field. It will also provide you with a thorough knowledge of the horse's anatomy which is essential to have in order to understand the benefits of massage for a horse. After completing the course, if you wish to pursue equine massage as a career you will need to undertake further study - we can give you advice as to where you can go next.
Can international students study this course?
YES! All of our courses are designed to be taken from anywhere in the world and we have many international students taking courses with us!
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 14 days and we will give you a full refund.
Are there any further costs associated with the course?
There are no further costs to pay for students based in the UK.. The fee you pay on enrolment covers all course material, tutor support, marking and certification.