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Dr Solange Mikail, DVM

Veterinarian, Animal physiotherapist and Equine and Canine kinesiology taping instructor . Dr. Solange Mikail is a Diplomate of the American College of Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation (Equine) and is a pioneer in the field of equine rehabilitation and thermography. During the last Olympics Games, she was the Equine Physiotherapist Team Leader. She has been a VetkinTape and FASCIQ instructor for years now and has her own equine rehabilitation and physiotherapy centre near São Paulo in Brazil.

Check out the Vet Physio Institute:   https://www.vetphysioinstitute.com.br/en/home-en/

Course Objective

This course provides a review of equine anatomy for equine therapists, with the focus on the function of the main osteoarticular and musculotendinous structures as well as the circulation and innervation. the content is very useful for vets, equine therapists & bodyworkers. 

Course Outline

Day 1

Day 2

Day 3

The Front Limb:

  • The hoof (anatomy, circulation, inpection tips & treatments)

  • Review of Ligaments, Joints, bone references & muscles that attach to main prominences, relevance to movement & sport which can lead to lesions etc

  • Muscles & dermatomes

  • How to use massage to improve circulation & lymphatic draininage

  • Stretching techniques

The Hind Limb:

  • Main differences between front & hindlimb

  • Review of Ligaments, Joints, bone references & muscles that attach to main prominences, relevance to movement & sport which can lead to lesions etc

  • Muscles & dermatomes

  • How to use massage to improve circulation & lymphatic draininage

  • Stretching techniques

The Spinal Column:

  • Head: Hyoid, TMJ, nerves, trigger points

  • Neck, Back, Pelvis and other joints

  • How the column works, recognising problems, which are the most effective exercises

  • Lymph nodes

Biomechanics & Exercises

  • Effect of Riders Weight

  • Surfaces 

  • Inclines 

  • Neck positions

  • Jumping

  • Circles

  • Lateral work

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