RQF Registered equine therapy courses in Devon

Equine massage therapists examining horse

Level 4 Diploma in Equine Sports Massage Therapy

The L4DESM runs every year and starts in the autumn. Classes take place one weekend every month. Registration is now open for 2023

L4DESM Course Schedule

Day Month
2-3 September
7-8 October
4-5 November
2-3 December
No class in January
3-4 February
2-3 March
TBC April *Exam weekend
TBA (**Case study hand in)

*Exam weekend may be 6-7 or 13-14 April 2024. This date will be confirmed
** Case study hand in needs to be within a month of the exam but is negotiable

Course dates for the L4 Upgrade course

2023 single year entry (late entries accepted until 10th June):
Commences 17th April
12th June (in person day)
Examination 4th September 2023

2023 – 2024 two year entry: Entries accepted until 14th June 2023

2024 single year entry: Entries by 31st March 2024

Foundation Course in Equine Massage (Vet Physio students)

By arrangement with Helen Tompkins
Delivered over 3 consecutive days
Minimum number of students: 4 (needs to be an even number of students to allow pairing up)

  • Equine Sports Massage Association
  • Animal Health Professions Register
  • Open Awards
  • RAMP