Diploma of Equine

The ‘wholistic’ and complementary nature of natural medicine is designed to work with the ‘whole’ horse from the inside-out and the outside-in. Aiding to achieve an optimum balance within the body’s functions from an internal to external perspective. Combining the study of herbal medicine, nutrition, pasture management and massage observes, engages and enables treatment of a variety of dysfunctional aspects to improve the overall health, wellbeing, performance and longevity of the horse.
The Diploma is offered via Distance Learning, with the exception of Equine Myofunctional Therapy Certificate, which includes a 6 day in-class practical week in Victoria or New Zealand that must be attended.

The Diploma of Equine Naturopathy comprises of:
• 13 Units of Equine Anatomy & Physiology
• Diploma of Equine Myofunctional Therapy
• Diploma of Equine Nutrition and Pasture Management
• Diploma of Herbal Medicine for Animals

• Equine Clinical Principles

• Clinical practice

• Clinical hours

• Business plan

• Research development and thesis

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Course Information



Payment Plan:

30% deposit and a 10% Merchant Services fee is added. Balance is paid in monthly instalments over 24 months.

Course Dates:

Course commences on enrollment.

Course Duration:

Time frame for the completion of this course is 4.5 years part time.

Delivery Mode:

Distance education, webinars and a 6 day in-class component for the Equine Myofunctional Therapy unit (see EMT for details).


Horse handling skills recommended.


Assessments are in the form of various styles, including theory, practical exams and clinical hours.

Course Materials:

All course text books and course notes are included in the price


Graduates are eligible to join the Small Animal and Equine Naturopathy Association or the International Institute of Complimentary Therapies as a full member

Booking Options:

Contact us directly and/or download the Enrolment and Payment Agreement forms.
Email enquiries and forms to mail@nctm.com.au

Dual Study Option:

Combined Diploma of Naturopathy for Equine and Companion Pets is available

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  • Enjoy the best student/teacher ratio in the industry
  • Learn in a nurturing environment where you will receive individual attention and all the support you need to succeed
  • Be confident learning with the college with the highest retention rate of students and 25 years in the industry
  • All your texts and course notes are included in your fees
  • We employ highly qualified and experienced lecturers with innovative teaching techniques
  • You are guaranteed continued support after completing your course