Course curriculum

    1. Canine Digestion

    2. Feline Digestive System

    3. Body Conditioning Scoring

    4. Body Scoring Chart

    1. What Is In Processed Food?

    2. Transitioning Pet Ingredients PART 2

    3. Nutrigenomics

    4. Red vs White Protein

    5. The Importance of Protein

    1. How to Deal with Picky Eaters and An Introduction to Raw Diets

    2. Raw Feeding Videos from Dr. Becker

    3. Contraindications to Raw Feeding

    4. Feeding

    5. Feeding Eggs

    6. Finding Meat Suppliers

    7. Raw Feeding Storage

    8. A Note From Jen About Pre-mixed Raw Food

    9. Thawing out Raw Food

    10. Jen's Dogs Eating Duck

    11. Fasting and the Healing Response

    1. Pottenger's Cats

    2. How to Transition Cats to Raw Diets

    3. How to Transition Cats To Raw Diets

    1. Closing Tips from Jen

About this course

  • $150.00
  • 28 lessons
  • 2 hours of video content

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Instructor Bio:

Jennifer Thackery is a co-instructor and course developer on some of our courses, including our Holistic Equine Nutrition, Holistic Carnivore Nutrition and Anatomical Study of the Equine Hoof and Mouth courses, as well as an Advisory Board Member. Jen has been active in the veterinary and equine nutrition arena for over 27 years. Working as a veterinary technician, teaching at the local business college in their veterinary assistant program and developing their accredited equine program and also teaching those classes along with small animal courses. She studied Naturopathy, Holistic Nutrition, and dabbled in homeopathy in graduate school long after her Bachelors Degree in Biology with an emphasis on pre-veterinary science. She was elected to the Northland Horsemen's Association as their Education Chairman years ago and volunteered for 9 years as the area's large animal humane rep. Jen resides in northern Minnesota on her beautiful 40 acre farm along with her 3 horses, (Spartan) a 3 year old Friesian Standardbred, (Forrest) 4 year old Friesian Standardbred, (Serene) 24 year old Andalusian. She also loves and cares for 2 formerly feral kitties named Snickers and "Feral Kitty". Jen has been riding dressage and trails for 20 years; however, the past 7-8 years her focus has been on connection, liberty work and even bridleless riding. Her goal is to get every horse she works with going bitless from the start and remaining obedient and light. Jen also cares for a flock of Cochin Chickens who bring her many smiles.

Jen Thackery



Instructor Bio:

Dr. Angelique Barbara (affectionally called Dr. Angel by many of her clients) is a Doctor of Chiropractic who holds additional degrees in Veterinary Science (B.S.), Equine Science (Minor) and Veterinary Pathobiology (M.S.).  Dr. Barbara has been passionate about animals her entire life and has spent the majority of her life studying animals (both in the classroom and in the field).  She developed her first animal bodywork seminar in 2009.  Since that time, her seminars have grown both in number and popularity and she has fine tuned her seminars and techniques to optimize the learning experience.  Dr. Barbara was one of the first practitioners to start utilizing kinesiology tape on animals and she was so impressed with the results that she decided to develop an entire seminar dedicated to the taping applications she developed.  Her background in both the clinical and research animal health care world as well her experience as a human chiropractor give her a unique perspective on animal bodywork, which is evident in her courses. Dr. Barbara has publications in the Journal of Veterinary Science and Microbiology and has presented her research at the Conference of Researchers in Animal Disease (CRAWD) and the International Equine Conference of Laminitis and Diseases of the Hoof.  She is a member of Alpha Zeta Honorary Fraternity, American Quarter Horse Association, American Paint Horse and is the founder of Angel's Animal Sanctuary, a non-profit sanctuary home for animals. 

Dr. Angelique Barbara

Founder and Instructor