For the Love of Animals

Learn Animal Massage, Acupressure and Aromatics from the leader in animal therapy education.

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The Future Is In Your Hands

Turn your passion for horses into a rewarding career. Learn tools to help your horse live their best life. At NWSAM, we offer courses for career-seekers and horse lovers alike.
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Bringing students who need training and animals who need therapy together.
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Lola! I just wanted to…say with the most sincerest of love and gratitude “Thank you!” from the bottom of my heart. 9 years ago I chose massage school over nursing school. That first session at  NWSAM…set me on the  journey of my life! That first session of school opened up my world in more ways than I could ever explain. Today I was asked to speak at a clinic in Woodland. People want to hear what I have to say!!! Everyday I get to work on a horse it feeds my soul like no other. I am definitely doing what I am meant to do. For that….. I thank you! Your little school literally changed my life! I am forever indebted to you, Megan and NWSAM!!!!!!

~ Stephanie VanDitmos

I’m even more enthused to pursue this avenue of bodywork.  This has been one of the best continuing education courses I’ve ever done.  Thank you!

~ Kelly Van Allen — Large Animal graduate

I found the instructors to be excellent at demonstrating and explaining information.  By the time I went to the practical session, I felt very prepared.

~ Polly Klein — Small Animal graduate

Kalamazoo was an amazing experience. I would jump at the chance to do it again.  NWSAM instructors are passionate for the work they do offer a caring and supportive environment.  Thank you, Lola, for providing us with such a rewarding experience!

~ Sue Okoniewski — Small Animal graduate

I loved the hands-on time with the horses.  The pace of the class was great, well-broken up between lecture and practical.  The lectures were very well-done.  Great explanations and very interesting.

~ Laura Huddlestone — Large Animal graduate

Everyone at the school made me feel so special and so important. They went out of their way to make sure students succeeded. I can’t thank them enough for giving my life new found joy and a feeling of doing something so special and important in this crazy world. Thank you to Lola and all her staff at NWSAM.

~ Lorna Boydston — Small Animal graduate

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