Australian Accredited Diploma of Equine Podiotherapy 22290VIC VRQA

Training hoofcare specialists for the 21st century

The Australian College of Equine Podiotherapy is a private college dedicated to the ongoing education of professional equine hoof therapists.

The College has partnered with Alexandra Community Hub (RTO3730), a Registered Training Organisation, to deliver the Nationally Accredited Diploma of Equine Podiotherapy.  This exclusive course is the only accredited Diploma of its kind in Australia delivering the stand alone modality of functional equine hoof care.

The curriculum is based on years of “in the field” experience by hoof care industry professionals in collaboration with the findings of veterinarians and leading research scientists who have been at the forefront of rehabilitative hoof care practices and education, both in Australia and overseas.

The college embraces an holistic approach aimed at enhancing equine biomechanics by applying hoof care methods that promote lifelong soundness.

How long is the Diploma Course?

The course is classified as full time and is designed to be completed in two years.  In the first year, the course is delivered in four intensive 6-7 day blocks of face to face lectures and practicals complemented by distance learning modules.  Assignments are to be completed between the blocks.  Students then have an additional 12 months to complete a series of case studies to attain their Diploma.

Where is the college located?

The campus is based at Mayfield, 470 Middle Creek Road, Yarck in North-East Victoria.

Mayfield is a 1000 acre beef, sheep and horse breeding farm, offering horse agistment and lameness rehabilitation, specialising in laminitis.

The campus provides air conditioned classrooms, student amenities, accommodation and camping facilities. There is also a full range of accommodation within easy driving distance.

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