Location:  North Carolina State University, College of Veterinary Medicine (Main CVM Entrance & Library on the map)
LABS:  Live In Person Only



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 as a means to facilitating 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, textbook and a 1-day hands on lab session.

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


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


Intended Audience:

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

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Event Details

Registration: 8:00am
8:00am - 5:00pm - Saturday

Hours:  8 Hours

LAB Dates:  March 18, 2024

LAB Location:
North Carolina State University
College of Veterinary Medicine (Main CVM Entrance & Library on the map)
1060 William Moore Drive
Raleigh, NC  27607

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Date: May 18, 2024

Start time: 08:00 a.m.

End time: 05:00 p.m.

Venue: North Carolina State University, College of Veterinary Medicine

Address: 1060 William Moore Drive, Raleigh, NC 27607

Phone: 919-662-3200

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