Equine Diploma (UK based) starts 1st September 2022

We have only 5 spaces left for the UK Diploma this year. Will you be one of them?  In life we have to make choices every day. Some are harder than others. To be on our course list, you must have demonstrated an interest in joining one of our educational programmes, so what’s stopping you?…

We are coming to Greece in 2023

Introduction to Animal Osteopathy Price: 399€ + VAT if applicable (this is non-refundable) Group size: 12 students Location: Suburb of Athens, Greece. Dates: 1st and 2nd April 2023 Is the course translated? Yes – by a local assistant Who can attend? Osteopaths, vets, physiotherapists, vet nurses and other professional therapists. Can I attend one day…

What should I expect from a Functional Osteopath who treats animals?

Functional Osteopaths take into consideration the following factors when initially evaluating a case: Presenting picture – signs and symptoms. Mechanism of injury (what caused the problem in the first place). The animal’s medical history (past and present). The animal’s environment (what is usual and any reported changes). This also includes relationships, training styles, loss of…

Functional Osteopathy for Animals

What is Functional Osteopathy? Osteopathy for animals is a highly integrated form of manual medicine for animals. which is founded on a solid understanding of functional medicine and osteopathic concepts and principles. It identifies the impact of both intrinsic and extrinsic factors on an animal’s health and utilises a clinical process of elimination and osteopathic…

Equine Osteopathic Diploma (UK version) Starting 1st September 2022

A once a year opportunity to train with AOI in the UK Our two-year Diploma programme is intended for clinical practitioners, such as vets, vet techs, osteopaths, chiropractors, physiotherapists and similarly qualified professionals. It is taught at higher education level 6 and 7 over two years and equates to 1200hrs of total learning.  The course…

Join us because you’re looking to excel.

AOI is founded on the desire to provide the highest quality of education in the field of animal functional therapy/osteopathy to those who want to learn the classical components of osteopathy with all the various elements that create this wonderful art and science. We cover all areas of traditional osteopathy within our programmes and teach…

Sometimes it’s about knowing what not to do…

Life as an Equine Functional Osteopathic Practitioner is both varied and colourful; and it is this which draws people to the profession. But, why exactly do people choose osteopathy over other types of therapeutic studies?  Osteopathy is a unique system of assessing, evaluating, treating and managing (global and local) health issues that affect a horse…

The Doors Are Now Open – But Not For Long!

We are pleased to announce that the doors are now open for our 2022 Equine UK Diploma Programme. We accept only 12 lucky people onto our UK programme each year, because we believe in offering a bespoke experience. Start date: September 2022 Year One Practicum: April 2023 Length: Two-years part-time Total Learning Hours: 1200hrs Academic…

Why did we start AOI ?

A Short Story Many people ask me how AOI came to be, so here’s a short story to give you some insight.  Eleanor and I both became human osteopaths because we wanted to work with animals, and we started AOI because we experienced first-hand how hard it was to find a good quality animal osteopathy…

A Trend in Our Industry

A trend in your industry. Where it’s come from, where it’s going and what your take is on it. As I touched upon earlier this week on Facebook, I was a founder member of RAMP and the aims of this UK centric body is to enhance public and veterinary awareness and encourage a high standard…