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Certification

Holistic Healing On The Hoof is owned by Karen Mansfield, who attained Equinenergy's Equine Body Worker® certification in 2004. In the same year, she achieved an NVQII in Horse Care & Management and Riding. Karen then went on to study human massage, completing ITEC diplomas in Holistic Massage and Sports Massage in 2005.

Karen has attended the following courses:

    • Human Anatomy and Physiology
    • Equine Anatomy and Physiology
    • Holistic massage
    • Sports massage
    • EBW Certification course with Debranne Pattillo, MEEBW
    • Advanced Equine Sports Massage with Debranne Patillo, MEEBW
    • Equine Nutrition, Supplements and Parasitology with Sue Tracy, Msc, EBW, BHSIV, BHSIT
    • Understanding Farrier Science and Current Trends with Simon Curtis, FWCF, HonAssocRVCS
    • Equine Myofascial Release with Ruth Mitchell-Golladay, PT, ESMT, CMT
    • Human Myofascial Release with Ruth Mitchell-Golladay, PT, ESMT, CMT, and with Myofascial Release UK
    • Indian Head Massage
    • Motor Control and Exercise-based Rehabilitation with Narelle Stubbs, B.AppSc (PT), M.AnimSt (Animal Physiotherapy)
    • On Site Seated Massage 
    • Equine Lameness, Gait Abnormalities and Biomechanics with Dr Barb Crabbe DVM
    • Progressive Intensive Equine Anatomy with Debranne Pattillo MEEBW

As a member of the International Equine Body Workers Association (IEBWA) and the Complementary Therapists Association (CThA), Karen's clients are reassured that they receive services from a fully qualified and insured therapist who undertakes continued professional development.