PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATION - GROUP COURSES
Small, group structured 3-day program sponsored by a massage or physical therapy school and taught by Jo-Ann Wilson. Course includes one day of classroom review and two days in private barns working with competition horses.
Day 1: Classroom - 9:00AM to 4:30PM
Introduction, anatomy and physiology review
Presentation of the Wilson Meagher™ Method
Application and practice of techniques
Strengthening exercises for the therapist
Written test and practical evaluation.
Day 2: Clinical Field Work in Barns - 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Demonstration of technique on horse by Jo-Ann
Hands-on application of technique
Location and palpation of specific muscle attachments
Strengthening and Conditioning
Day 3: Clinical Field Work in Barns - 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Gait analysis and muscular kinetics (observing horse's motion to determine muscular tightness before and after application of method) Identifying primary and secondary causes of muscle tightness
Application of technique
Evaluation of appropriate strength for required performance
Interviewing riders and trainers
Test on practical application and results.