Veterinarians must continue their training to adapt to new developments in this field”

Veterinarians face new challenges every day in treating their patients. The Postgraduate Certificate in Sport Horse Rehabilitation comprises a complete and up-to-date educational program including the latest advances in traumatology and orthopedic surgery in ruminants (cattle, sheep), camelids (camels, alpacas and llamas), swine (pigs, wild boars) and equidae (horses, donkeys and mules).

The theoretical and practical content has been chosen taking into account its potential practical application in daily clinical practice. Furthermore, the audiovisual material collects scientific and practical information on the essential disciplines for professional practice. 

In each topic, practical cases presented by experts in Traumatology and Orthopedic Surgery in Large Animals have been developed, with the objective of the practically applying the knowledge acquired. In addition, students will participate in a self-evaluation process to improve their learning and knowledge during their practical activities. 

The teaching team of the Postgraduate Certificate in TECH has programmed a careful selection of techniques used in the diagnosis and treatment of ruminants (cattle, sheep), camelids (camels, alpacas, llamas), swine (pigs, wild boars) and equidae (horses, donkeys and mules), including the description of musculoskeletal surgery and rehabilitation in those species to which they are appplied.

The teaching surgeons of this program are Graduates of the European or American College of Veterinary Surgeons and have extensive experience both in the university field and in private practice.

In both areas, they are responsible for large animal surgery services in leading veterinary centers and most of them direct residency programs, master's degree programs and research projects.
As a result of the training that the teaching staff of this Postgraduate Certificate undertook in North America and Europe, the techniques have been extensively tested and are internationally recognized.

All of these elements mentioned above make this Postgraduate Certificate a unique specialization program, exclusive and different to all the courses offered in other universities.

Todos estos elementos mencionados convierten a este Postgraduate Certificate en un programa único de especialización, exclusivo y diferente a todos los Cursos que se ofertan en otras universidades.

Don't miss the opportunity to study this Postgraduate Certificate with us. It's the perfect opportunity to advance in your veterinary career"

This Postgraduate Certificate in Sport Horse Rehabilitation contains the most complete and up-to-date educational program on the market. The most important features of the program include:

  • Practical cases presented by experts in Diagnosis and Treatment of Lameness in Large Animals: Equidae, Ruminants and Swine
  • The graphic, schematic, and eminently practical contents with which they are created, provide scientific and practical information on the disciplines that are essential for professional practice
  • Latest innovations in Sport Horse Rehabilitation 
  • Practical exercises where self-assessment can be used to improve learning
  • Special emphasis on innovative methodologies in Sport Horse Rehabilitation techniques 
  • Theoretical lessons, questions to the expert, debate forums on controversial topics, and individual reflection assignments
  • Content that is accessible from any fixed or portable device with an Internet connection

This course is the best investment you can make when choosing a refresher programme to update your existing knowledge of Large Animal Veterinary Medicine"

The multimedia content, developed with the latest educational technology, will provide the professional with situated and contextual learning, i.e., a simulated environment that will provide immersive training programmed to train in real situations.

This program is designed around Problem Based Learning, whereby the professional must try to solve the different professional practice situations that arise during the program. For this, the professional will have the help of an innovative interactive video system made by renowned and experienced experts in Sport Horse Rehabilitation. . 

This program has the best didactic material, which will enable a contextual study that will facilitate your learning"

This 100% online Postgraduate Certificate will allow you to combine your studies with your professional work while increasing your knowledge in this field"


The structure of the content has been designed by the best professionals in the field of Sport Horse Rehabilitation, with extensive experience and recognized prestige in the profession, backed by the volume of cases reviewed, studied, and diagnosed, and with extensive knowledge of new technologies applied to veterinary medicine.

This Postgraduate Certificate in Sport Horse Rehabilitation contains the most complete and up-to-date scientific program on the market”  

Module 1. Rehabilitation of Musculoskeletal Injuries in Sport Horses 

1.1.    Significance of Musculoskeletal Injuries in Sport Horses

1.1.1.    Introduction
1.1.2.    Impact of Musculoskeletal Injuries on the Equine Industry
1.1.3.    Most Common Musculoskeletal Injuries According to the Equestrian Discipline
1.1.4.    Factors Associated With the Incidence of Injuries in Sport Horses

1.2.     Physiotherapeutic Assessment of the Horse

1.2.1.    Introduction
1.2.2.    Clinical Assessment 
1.2.3.    Body Alignment Assessment
1.2.4.    Static Physical Assessment Palpitation Active Mobility Test Passive Mobility Tests

1.3.    Physiotherapeutic Assessment of the Limbs

1.3.1.    Physiotherapeutic Assessment of the Thoracic Limbs Scapula and Scapulohumeral Joint Elbow and Forearm Joint Carpal Joint and Shank Distal Joints: Metacarpal/Tarsal-Phalangeal, Proximal Interphalangeal and Distal Interphalangeal Joints

1.3.2.    Physiotherapeutic Assessment of the Pelvic Limbs Coxofemoral and Rump Joints Stifle and Leg Articulation Tarsal Joint

1.4.    Physiotherapeutic Assessment of the Head of Vertebral Column

1.4.1.    Physiotherapeutic Assessment of the Head Head Hyoid Apparatus Temporomandibular Joint

1.4.2.  Physiotherapeutic Assessment of the Vertebral Column Cervical Region Thoracic Region Lumbar Region Sacroiliac Joint

1.5.    Neuromuscular Assessment of the Sport Horse

1.5.1.    Introduction
1.5.2.     Neurological Evaluation Neurological Examination Evaluation of Cranial Nerves Evaluation of Posture and Gait Assessment of Reflexes and Proprioception

1.5.3.     Diagnostic Tests Diagnostic Imaging Techniques Electromyography Cerebrospinal Fluid Analysis

1.5.4.     Main Neurologic Pathologies
1.5.5.     Main Muscular Pathologies

1.6.    Manual Therapy Techniques 

1.6.1.     Introduction
1.6.2.     Technical Aspects of Manual Therapy
1.6.3.     Considerations of Manual Therapy 
1.6.4.     Main Techniques of Manual Therapy 
1.6.5.     Manual Therapy in Limbs and Joints
1.6.6.     Manual Therapy in the Spine

1.7.    Electrotherapy

1.7.1.    Introduction
1.7.2.     Principles of Electrotherapy
1.7.3.    Tissue Electrostimulation Activation of Peripheral Nerves Aplication of Electric Stimulation

1.7.4.   Pain Control Mechanism of Action Indications of Its Use in Pain Control Main Applications

1.7.5.  Muscular Stimulation Mechanism of Action Indications for Its Use Main Applications

1.7.6.     Laser Therapy
1.7.7.     Ultrasound
1.7.8.     Radiofrequency

1.8.    Hydrotherapy

1.8.1.     Introduction
1.8.2.     Physical Properties of Water
1.8.3.     Physiological Response to Exercise
1.8.4.     Types of Hydrotherapy Aquatic Therapy in Flotation Aquatic Therapy in Semi-Flotation

1.8.5.     Main applications of Hydrotherapy

1.9.    Controlled Exercise

1.9.1.     Introduction
1.9.2.     Stretching
1.9.3.     Core Training
1.9.4.     Cavalleti and Proprioceptive Bracelets

1.10.   Rehabilitation Plans

1.10.1.    Introduction
1.10.2.     Tendo-Ligament Injuries
1.10.2.     Muscle Injuries
1.10.3.     Bone and Cartilage Lesions

This training will allow you to advance in your career comfortably"