Equine Kinesiology Taping CERTIFICATE Course


The NC State Equine Kinesiology Taping Certificate course will give you an understanding of the principles of kinesiology taping, the different types of tape available and the techniques for applying the tape correctly to help with common injuries, ailments, and conditions.

The NC State Equine Kinesiology Taping course will address functional kinesiology taping methods to reduce or control pain, manage swelling or edema, increase joint range of motion and muscle function, and maintain a level of functionality and comfort for the horse.

Taping applications to maintain functionality and comfort in training and assist with recovery will be explored to facilitate overall soundness in the equine athlete.  Participants will learn the practical application of equine kinesiology taping procedures to address pain, proprioception, and inflammation.  Participants will gain an understanding of the wide range of benefits from equine kinesiology taping.

The NC State Equine Taping Certificate program is delivered in a hybrid format of online lecture and a 1-day hands on lab session. 

Equine Kinesiology Taping Course


Equine Kinesiology Taping I – (Online) – $89.00
Equine Kinesiology Taping II – (Live Hands-on Lab Dates) – $599.00
May 18th, 2024 – (Closed) Questions? Please email us @ info@neseminars.com
December 7th, 2024

Equine Kinesiology Taping Bundle – purchase both I & II and SAVE – $649.00

Intended Audience:

Veterinarians, Veterinary Technicians/Nurses, Animal Physiotherapists, Equine Therapists and Equine Trainers

Equine Kinesiology Taping I (ONLINE) Course Outline

Chapter 1:  Introduction

  • Background in taping
  • Science of taping
  • Understanding the product
  • Safety
Chapter 2:  Applying Tape
  • Application of tape
  • Measurements
  • Measurement in application of tape
  • Tips for application of tape
Chapter 3:  Anatomy Review and Taping

Part 1 – Neck and Forelimb muscles
Part 2 – Pelvic and Hindlimb Muscles
Part 3 – Back and trunk muscles

Chapter 4:  Tendons

Chapter 5
: Other taping

  • Posture and conformation
  • Swelling and oedema
  • Pain
Chapter 6:  Conclusion

Equine Kinesiology Taping II (HANDS-ON LAB) Course Outline

AM LAB Session (8-12)



Taping Protocols Best Practice for Measuring and Cutting

  • Taping to Improve Proprioception
  • Coffin Hock Paraspinal
  • TMJ

Taping for Pain

  • Suspensory
  • Spinal
  • Lumbosacral
  • Hip


(LUNCH 12-1)

PM LAB Session (1-5)

Taping for Inflammation

  • Scapula
  • Ribs

Taping for Performance

  • Functional Line
  • Sacroiliac W/Hand End Engagement
  • Hind End Stifle centered

Q&A, and Course Wrap-Up

Equine Kinesiology Taping Course Learning Objectives

  • Learn the principles of equine kinesiology taping
  • Understand the science of kinesiology taping
  • Understand the safety of kinesiology taping
  • Learn when, where, and how to both apply and remove kinesiology tape for the equine population
  • Learn the proper measurements for the application of kinesiology tape
  • Addressing the most common areas that respond to kinesiology taping
  • Understand taping applications for different muscles and tendons
  • Learn practical applications of kinesiology taping procedures addressing pain, proprioception and inflammation
  • Learn practical applications of kinesiology taping procedures for performance


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