Course Overview

The Equine Sport Therapy Program consists of four components: (offered at the Alberta & Saskatchewan Campus locations)

  1. Classroom and Hands-On Instruction
    Students attend classes once a month (on a Friday and Saturday) and receive classroom and hands-on instruction.
  2. Practical Homework
    Students are required to complete a minimum of 20 assessments and case studies between classes.
  3. Course study
    Students are responsible to study the texts and material supplied by the College.
  4. Research Projects
    There are 3 research projects that must be completed and handed in during the course of study.

Students must be prepared to spend, on average, two to three hours per day to complete the practical homework, course study and research components. Total hours for the course will be 2000.

The Equine Manual Osteopathic Therapy Program consists of four components: (offered at the Alberta Campus location)

  1. Classroom and Hands-On Instruction
    Students attend classes once a month (on a Friday and Saturday) and receive classroom and hands-on instruction.
  2. Practical Homework
    Students are required to incorporate the techniques learned in their existing practices.
  3. Course study
    Students are responsible to study the texts and material supplied by the College.
  4. Research Projects
    There are 20 research projects that must be completed and handed in during the course of study, one per month.

Students must be prepared to spend, on average, two to three hours per day to complete the practical homework, course study and research components. Total hours for the course will be 2000.

The Certified Farrier Series each consist of four components: (offered at the BC Campus location)

  1. Classroom and Hands-On Instruction
    Students attend classes once a month (on a Friday and Saturday) and receive classroom and hands-on instruction.
  2. Practical Homework
    Students are required to complete a homework assignments and practice skills.
  3. Course study
    Students are responsible to study the texts and material supplied by the College.
  4. Research Projects
    There are 3 research projects that must be completed and handed in during the course of study.

Students must be prepared to spend, on average, two to three hours per day to complete the practical homework, course study and research components. Total hours for each course is 40 hours.


Examination Process:
Class in PaddockStudents receive a quiz at the beginning of each class and are required to submit their case studies and/or assignments.  In September of the second term, students write a midterm paper covering all the material presented in the first term.

A final mark of 70%, or greater is required to graduate.


Classroom Schedule:
Instruction is presented in classes which run from September until June yearly.

Classroom and hands-on instruction consists of twenty (20) two-day classes which are held at our campus locations in Vernon, B.C., Barrhead, Alberta, and Vanscoy, Saskatchewan (depending on course) (10 the first year, 10 the second year)

We also enjoy a field trip to local equestrian facilities during the two years. Classes are held on Friday and Saturday (CET & Farrier) Monday and Tuesday (EMOT) from September to June. You are notified of the dates upon acceptance to the program. We accept approximately 16 students to ensure personal time.


Tuition & Fees:  (please contact NTTI):

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B.C & Alberta Office

Brenda Fitzgerald
Site 7, Box 56, RR3 Barrhead, AB. T7N 1N4
Cell 780-305-1668

Saskatchewan Office

Janelle Lukan
Box 556 Vanscoy, SK. S0L 3J0
Cell 306-371-1171

How to Apply:
You can apply by mail or online. See “How to Apply” for more information. Please contact us if you have not received an email confirming receipt of your application.


If you require further information, please contact us.


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