Qual’s & CPD

My main equine qualification is a Diploma of Equine Naturopathy through the National College of Traditional Medicine, which encompasses Certificates in:

  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Equine Myofunctional Therapy
  • Equine Nutrition
  • Equine Pasture Management
  • Herbal Medicine for Horses
  • Manufacturing and Dispensing of Herbal Medicine

I am a member and certified practitioner through the Small Animal and Equine Naturopathic Association and I maintain current and relevant insurance through Arthur J Gallager/Berkley (AJG Certificate of Currency).

I continue to undertake a range of other professional development activities to either add to my skills or keep them up-to-date, including:

  • Nov 2021 Nutrition Strategies for Horses with EMS with The Horse (USA webinar)
  • Oct 2020 Leaky Gut Syndrome: understanding the connection to many equine challenges with The Horse (USA webinar)
  • Dec 2019 (ongoing) Alchemical Herbalism with The School of Evolutionary Herbalism (USA)
  • Jun 2019 TCM Equine Acupressure: Theory and Practical with Tallgrass Animal Acupressure Institute (USA online & Kilmore AU)
  • Dec 2018 Joint Disease in the Adult Horse with The Horse (USA webinar)
  • Sep 2018 Biomechanics and Saddlefit with Performance Saddlefits
  • Sep 2018 Biosecurity: Protect Your Horse from Disease with The Horse (USA webinar)
  • Apr 2018 Equine Reiki, Levels 1 & 2 with Tanran Reiki
  • Apr 2018 Equine Colic with The Horse (USA webinar)
  • Mar 2018 Equine Metabolic Issues with The Horse (USA webinar)
  • Mar 2018 Equine Parasite Control & Dung Beetles with Dr Sarah Cavill & Gayle South (NESEL)
  • Dec 2017 Photonic Therapy for Horses – Red Light Therapy eCourse with Photonic Health
  • Dec 2017 Navicular Disease – Early Intervention & Long-term Care with The Horse (USA webinar)
  • Dec 2017 Equine Gastrointestinal Ulcer Syndrome (EGUS) eCourse developed by Dr Kerry Ridgway
  • Oct 2017 Equine Bodywork Masterclass with Jean-Pierre Hourdebaigt (France/USA)
  • Sep 2017 Managing the Seed Bank of Weeds in Soil with Dr Ian Chivers
  • Jun 2017 Equine Nutrition with Carol Layton
  • Jun 2017 Sustainable Horse Keeping and Pasture Management with Dr Mariette van den Berg
  • May 2017 Managing and Caring for the EMS Horse with The Horse (USA webinar)
  • Sep 2016 RockTape Equine with RockTape Australia
  • Dec 2014 Equus Muscle Management Level 4 with Horse Muscle Care
  • Aug 2014 Equus Muscle Management Level 3 with Horse Muscle Care
  • Mar 2014 Equus Muscle Management Level 2 with Horse Muscle Care
  • Nov 2013 Large Animal Rescue Awareness with Qld Horse Council Inc.
  • Oct 2013 Equus Muscle Management Level 1 with Horse Muscle Care
  • Mar 2012 Barehoof Trimming with Glenn Wilson

I also hold tertiary qual’s in Vocational Education & Training and OHS/WHS, which both lend themselves nicely for sharing information, presenting on various topics and ensuring optimal health and safety during visits and treatments.