Equine Cooperative Care

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Course Begins: July 28, 2024

Duration: 4 weeks

Instructor: Trudi Dempsey CEBC, AAB & Gabriel Lencioni Veterinarian, CEBC, Elite FFCP

Course type: Instructed Course

Equine Cooperative Care is designed to empower you with the knowledge to help horses to willingly participate in their health and veterinary care through choice training and optimising environments for improved learning and stress reduction.


This learning opportunity will benefit horse owners, veterinarians, trainers, and other equine professionals.


What to expect from this course:

  • Coverage of diverse methods of setting up ideal learning environments to encourage equines to participate in their health care
  • A deep dive into Cooperative Care protocols: oral syringe giving, administering injections, and other husbandry procedures
  • Learn techniques for fostering the horse’s agency to lower stress in emergencies or when training time is limited


Join us for this course and develop the skills to ensure health and well-being during care, fostering a more cooperative and stress-free experience for you and your horse.

Full Students

  • View all lectures and course materials
  • Complete each module quiz
  • Complete 4 assignments (1 per module) 
  • Participate in forum discussions



  • View all lectures and course materials
  • Complete each module quiz

There are no weekly meetings for this course

An understanding of equine body language and learning theory is recommended but not essential.

Full Student:

CEUs: (Pending)

Cost: $285


CEUs: (Pending)

Cost: $175

Cancellation Policy: We will refund 90% up to 30 days pre-event. A 50% refund will be available up to 15 days pre-event. After these deadlines, no refunds will be issued.

Instructor: Trudi Dempsey CEBC, AAB & Gabriel Lencioni Veterinarian, CEBC, Elite FFCP

Trudi Dempsey CEBC, AAB – As an IAABC Certified Horse Behavior Consultant and ABTC Accredited Animal Behaviourist, Trudi runs a successful horse behaviour and training consultancy in the UK, helping horse guardians find solutions to behavior problems as well as specialising in classical dressage. Trudi creates programmes of gymnastic training to refine the horse’s physical and emotional balance both on the ground and ridden.


Using reward-based training methods following LIMA protocols, Trudi is a bit-less specialist, and has been providing video assessment to online students and judging online dressage competitions since 2010.


As a guest lecturer at UK universities/colleges and provider of courses, Trudi imparts the science behind behaviour and training but is primarily focused on the practical application of the science to help horses.




Gabriel Lencioni Veterinarian, CEBC, Elite FFCPGabriel Lencioni is a Veterinarian and is now pursuing his Ph.D. in the field of animal behavior and welfare at the University of São Paulo, Brazil. His research primarily explores the application of artificial intelligence to identify pertinent indicators associated with affective states in horses.


Gabriel is a Certified Equine Behavior Consultant (CEBC) with the International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants (IAABC) and a Fear Free Elite Professional for dogs, cats, and horses.


His professional journey spans veterinary behavior consulting, educating, and training, reflecting his commitment to advancing animal well-being.