Animal Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation (ASTR)
education for professionals by professionals

discover a breakthrough in education in animal sports therapy and rehabilitation

The AAVSB’s Registry of Approved Continuing Education (RACE®) program develops and applies uniform standards related to providers and programs of continuing education in veterinary medicine. The goal is to serve and support the AAVSB member boards by ensuring that all RACE-approved continuing education programs meet appropriate standards of quality. AASS programs are fully RACE® approved.

Module 1: Online Equine Anatomy Review

A fully online module and examination, with a solid review of the equine musculoskeletal system and terminology, vocabulary, palpation of surface anatomy and muscle location. Read More…


Module 2: Evidence-Based Equine Rehabilitation (EBER)

37 RACE-approved online lectures with a final examination, presented by leading veterinarians and specialists, on every topic relevant to equine sports medicine and rehabilitation. Read More…


Module 3: ASTR Residential Lectures & Wet Labs

A 9-day residential module – the longest in the industry- taught by specialists, packed with hands-on experience in small groups. Read More…


Module 4: Case Studies, Internship & Final

Case study presentations, a 24-hour internship, and a final examination for successful completion of the ASTR certification program. Read More…


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