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Equine Thermography Category 1

Equine Thermal Imaging Technician Course

The Equine Thermography Category 1 course delivers the fundamental knowledge required for undertaking basic infrared (thermal imaging) equine scans. Equine Thermography is an invaluable tool for detecting problem areas (caused by inflammation or neurological injury), assessing training performance and monitoring injury.


  • 5-Day thermal imaging course
  • Requires no previous experience
  • Discover abnormal thermal patterns
  • Identify potential error sources
  • Assess and monitor training, performance and injury
  • Conforms to ISO 18434 and ISO 18436 standards
  • Conforms to AAT Veterinary Guidelines for Infrared Thermography

Who Should Attend

  • Those new to industry with no previous experience
  • Physiotherapists, vets, laser therapists and those within related fields

Course Outcomes

  • How to correctly set-up a thermal imaging camera

  • Learn pre-scan, scan and post scan procedures

  • Learn the basics of equine anatomy & physiology

  • Understand basic equine pattern recognition and analysis

  • Understand the fundamentals of infrared thermography

  • How to process and undertake basic analysis of thermal images

  • Undertake basic reporting for equine or similar scans

Lead Course Instructor

Elaine Hall Dipl ICAT, MAAT, AFHEA is a certified thermographer and equine specialist. Elaine has trained globally with some of the world’s leading veterinary thermographers including Dr Tracy Turner, Prof. Ram Purohit, Dr Jim Waldsmith and Dr Ken Marcella; and is an active member of the UKTA, Veterinary Thermal Imaging Society, American Academy of Thermology (AAT) and International Equine Thermography Association.

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Further Information

Course Details

Conforming to industry standards, the Equine Thermography Category 1 course gives delegates a practical foundation in equine (animal) thermal imaging. Taught through a range of practical exercises and formative case studies, the Equine Thermography Category 1 is suited to those wishing to accurately capture equine thermal images and undertake basic reporting.

Assessment Criteria

Delegates are issued with the Equine Thermography Category 1 qualification after successful completion of the course and the assessment criteria listed below.

  • Multiple-choice exam
  • 5 x Formative scans*

*Formative scans are submitted after the course to the iRed Academy for general assessment and feedback. This gives delegates the opportunity to recieve additional feedback after the course, and allows instructors to monitor strengths, weaknesses and progress.

iRed Academy Awarding Body

£1450.00 £725.00 ex. VAT  

50% Off



CPD Hours

Awarding Body
iRed Academy

Equine Thermography Category 2

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