Mar 30, 2022
Courtney Molino founded Hands on Horses in 2004 to promote the overall wellness of companion and competitive animals. A registered veterinary nurse, Courtney completed the equine rehabilitation program through the University of Tennessee and is trained in the skills necessary to design and implement a comprehensive rehabilitation program for a variety of musculoskeletal and neurologic conditions.
Courtney received her certification in equine bodywork from Equinology® and offers both sports massage and myofascial release services to help keep the equine body in peak physical condition.
Prior to Equinology, Courtney studied equine science and anatomy at Virginia Tech. In 2018, Courtney was approved to become an FEI (Federation Equestre International) Permitted Equine Therapist.
In 2006, a division focusing on canine bodywork was added. Courtney is certified in canine rehabilitation by the Canine Rehabilitation Institute. For several years, she saw patients at the Veterinary Orthopedic & Sports Medicine Group, a practice specializing in canine orthopedic and neurologic surgery and rehabilitation. At VOSM, Courtney worked with a wide variety of patients, from those on a maintenance bodywork program to those needing post-operative rehabilitation care or suffering from sport-specific muscle injuries.
In 2019, Courtney founded the EquiLearn Institute, an Equinology® Independent Licensed Company (ILC) dedicated to delivering excellence in education from renowned instructors in equine and canine healthcare. Through the EquiLearn Institute, she is excited to bring the excellent Equinology curriculum to the eastern United States.
Courtney is a frequent presenter of bodywork clinics and has been featured in numerous publications and podcasts.
In 2021, Courtney was elected as President of the International Equine Body Worker Association.
On the podcast, Courtney talks about a week-long class, Anatomy Discovery Workshop, coming up in August, using the Anatomy in Clay® Learning System’s EQUIKEN® models.
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Intro and Outro music "Vicious Pen" courtesy of Moby Gratis