YCEMT Program

Take the YCEMT Program

Who is this course made for?
This course is designed for youth ages 13-17 with a keen interest in learning about equine musculoskeletal care and massage therapy treatment. Whether you are planning to take this course to care and work on your own horses or to start and grow a business, the opportunities are endless and the choices are up to you!

*This course requires that a parent or guardian commits to supporting the student during the course as well as after graduation. The “guardian” must complete an in-person equine safety test (pre-study sent online) when the student is completing their in-person training*

What is covered:
-equine safety and basic health
-muscular anatomy
-intro to skeletal anatomy
-intro to biomechanics
-intro to conformation and soundness
-massage techniques (ample hands-on practice)
-assessing a horse both still and in movement
-involving a team of practitioners when necessary (including veterinary care)
-stretches, exercises, follow-up recommendations post-massage
-theory training can now be completed online due to COVID. You will be mailed/emailed all materials, and numerous coaching calls can be scheduled to help you through all study materials

In-person training:
-you will have the opportunity to complete multiple assessments, massage treatments, and practice all massage techniques with 1:1 coaching
-in-person training is now available privately due to COVID, providing you ample opportunity to access the style of teaching and learning that best suits your needs
-2 days are required to complete your hands-on training, with the option of booking additional dates. Your parent or guardian must attend with you; each of our facilities have a comfortable sitting area for them to stay in if they don’t wish to watch for the entire duration
-complete 3 case-studies (massages completed independently) after finishing your hands-on training. Submit the assignment online to obtain your certification!

Locations for hands-on training: 
*Ontario & Quebec – Princeton, Ontario

Also included:
Building a Business Booklet:
-registering a business 
-beginning your social media channels
-growing and fostering a network with other practitioners
-building a business foundation
-business development (advertising, marketing, & more)
-connecting with your potential clients
-includes a listing on SMARTcert Canada’s website

4 equine exercise programs & SMARTcert Canada Equine Stretching Program
-each of these programs are available first in student copies for learning purposes
-once you are certified, you can retail each of these programs to clients & customers to earn extra income and provide more complete care packages to clients and their horses.

-library of book resources available to download (worth over $1500 of dollars in collective value)
-muscle anatomy & myology study cards
-products available to retail to clients upon graduation (new products always in development)
-ongoing support and access to alumni group
-weekly additional worksheets and supplemental material added to online study resources

Investment: $2000+hst
*SALE – March 20th-March 31st – $150 off – $1850+hst*
Use the PROMO code SPRING2022


*When a YCEMT reaches the age of 18, if they would like to upgrade their certification, the SMARTcert Canada Practitioner Program can be added to the current certification with an updated theory program & materials and one day of training at a price of $850+hst. Payment plans are available (2 months, 4 months, or 6 months)*