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…

Our Canine CPD Events are Back!!

Canine General Health Screening & Functional Neurology – Starting 14th May 2022. Practicum in June 2022. Sign up today for this fantastic short course, taught by blended learning. Theory online and a 1.5 day practical workshop in Lyndhurst, Hampshire, UK. Excellent Opportunity – A UK-based CPD event for animal osteopaths and veterinary physical therapists 1.5…

Testimonial from Canine Y1 student

A FABULOUS TESTIMONIAL FROM ONE OF OUR YEAR ONE STUDENTS LAST WEEK 🙂 For an overview of her experience read all the way down ⬇️ “I’ve just completed year one of the Canine Diploma in Osteopathic Technique and would like to share my experience of this course.” “This course is great; one of the best…

Last few spaces in Denmark

Two Year Blended Learning Course for as little as £325 per month! Sign up today! Two Year Equine Diploma Course – Hirtshals, Denmark DON’T MISS OUT!! YEAR ONE WILL NOT BE TAUGHT AGAIN IN HIRTSHALS FOR TWO YEARS! Year one online theoretical element needs to start no later than November 2021 and runs through to…

What is Functional Osteopathy?

What is functional osteopathy? By Dustie Houchin MBA, MPAO, SPOP, BSc.Hons Ost, PGCHE. Osteopathy (for humans and animals) is often misunderstood because the word Osteopathy is less commonplace than the word Physiotherapy – although there are significant academic and clinical cross-overs in training and practice. Additionally, few realise that osteopaths (for humans) are Allied Healthcare…

Course Currently Available

Did you know, our courses run all year round? From some of the recent emails we’ve received it’s evident that the set up of our courses isn’t obvious, so let’s keep it simple. Almost all of our courses have an online element, so we can keep them open for purchase all year round. The only restriction…

Level Two Pathway Explained

Let’s talk about Level Two 14 modules make up the Level Two pathway and commencements must be preceded be either an AOI  conversion course or a professional qualification in animal osteopathy. Modules 1-7 typically take a year to complete part-time and Modules 8-14 the same.  Osteopathy is a comprehensive system of healthcare that encompasses the…

Canine Functional Osteopathy Course – Enrol Now!

High quality training for professionals ENROLMENT NOW OPEN This course is part one of three levels and has been created to train those who want a career in the field of animal functional therapy (using osteopathic techniques for animals). Level One is the first element of our Academic Pathway for professionals and has been developed…

Application of Learning Theory for the Canine Patient

Help your canine patients, by understanding how they learn. THIS MODULE CAN BE TAKEN ALONE OR AS PART OF THE LEVEL III MASTER PRACTITIONER PATHWAY This module covers canine learning theory and how to apply it to the canine patient. It shows insight into the world of canine learning theory, which enables the practitioner to…

Bio-Tensegrity and Farriery

Bio-Tensegrity and Farriery Written by Yogi Sharp In this article on bio-tensegrity, Yogi Sharp explores the origin of the word, its uses and relevance in relationship to and between the hoof and the rest of the horse’s body. Understanding how a tensegrity model reacts to stimulus helps to uncover how the horses’ fascia and other…