join the iebwa

Requirements for membership in the IEBWA

  • The equine foundation massage or the small animal massage course must be at least 300 hours long

  • The foundation course must include at least 55 hours of instructor contact hours for the main certification (excluding break times) and 95 hours of guided study (to include a minimum of 35 hours of post-course case studies or externship; may include any pre-course distance learning study of up to 55 hours and guided study during course duration outside normal course hours (days off, evening homework)

  • The course must include case studies or an externship after completion and before testing

  • The student must undergo formal testing after the course 


IEBWA member benefits

  • Fostering and advocacy of professional equine and canine bodywork

  • Your name listed on the website

  • Discounted indemnity insurance covering equine and canine practices

  • Support and advisory service regarding working practices, continuing education and any other relevant issues surrounding the profession


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