Tony Sherry

Complementary Health Professionals

Join a workshop and learn the EMMETT Technique!

Whether you are interested in horses or dogs, are an experienced therapist or simply wanting to learn some easy techniques to help your animal friends, there is a workshop just right for you.

Practitioner Courses.  These are extended courses for those wishing to add a professional qualification to their existing tool kit or for those wishing to train in EMMETT as their first therapy. They include:  The EMMETT Horse Practitioner Course and the EMMETT Dog Practitioner Course.

Introductory Short 1-day Courses.  These are primarily designed for non-professionals looking for some easy self-help techniques that can also be used to assist animals. They include: The EMMETT Horse Short Course and the EMMETT Dog Short Course. They are also an ideal low cost introduction for trained therapists to see what EMMETT is all about.

The EMMETT Technique Horse Practitioner training is designed for qualified Veterinary professionals, complementary therapists and horse owners who are interested in extending their skills. All practitioners are encouraged to enhance their existing practice by integrating the EMMETT Technique with their prior training. Equine instructors and coaches are also very attracted to this course. Undergraduates and non-therapists are also welcome to attend.

The course is divided into two-day learning blocks, called Levels, with 5 Levels in total across 11 days. Material covered in the previous Level is reviewed before new work is covered. This ensures that all participants are up to date and ready to learn new material.

This course is recognised by the International Association of Animal Therapists (IAAT) and Complementary Health Professionals (CHP).

Level Course Structure

  • Level 1 – Two days of learning both Horse and Rider corrections.
  • Level 2 – First day review of Level 1, second day new Level 2 work.
  • Level 3 – First day review of Level 2, second day new Level 3 work.
  • Level 4 – First day review of Level 3, second day new Level 4 work.
  • Level 5 – First day review of Level 4, second day new Level 5 work.
  • Level 5 Assessment -At Level 5 Review, a written & practical assessment will be offered and a Certificate of Proficiency will be awarded when a pass is achieved. This qualifies the participant as an EMMETT Technique Horse Practitioner. Assessment is optional. A Certificate of Attendance is provided where the participant is not assessed.

Want to know more?

“I can't wait” is the typical response from students when the instructors send out email reminders about the next module!

Class sizes are deliberately kept small to ensure a professional but friendly and relaxed atmosphere with personalised supervision. It is unusual to have a class size larger than 12.

Levels are generally offered 6 – 8 weeks apart in any 1 location to allow participants to gain real experience with the technique between levels. Therefore, it is usually possible to complete the full course within 12 months. The course can be completed sooner if a student wishes to do so and is willing to travel to other course locations.  The levels are attended in number order.


We are very proud of the instructing team. They do a great job in creating an enjoyable learning environment that has students hungering for the next level!  They are passionate about sharing EMMETT, have a very welcoming and friendly approach, explain and demonstrate clearly, and all have prior experience in teaching & instructing.

Tony Sherry

Senior Instructor and Director of EMMETT 4 Animals UK & Ireland.  Tutor of EMMETT instructors and tutors.

His previous experience was working as a Nurse and in Adult Intensive Care for over 20 years. He has been teaching the EMMETT Technique since 2014. Based in Kent, he teaches both equine and dog classes all over the UK and Ireland and has taught Internationally.

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Tel: 07748 187 458

John Rea

Instructor for Equine courses.

His background includes Mental Health Nursing and Equine Shiatsu. He has been teaching Emmett Equine courses since 2018. Based in Kent, he teaches classes all over the south east of England.

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Tel: 07717 294 832

John Rea

Catherine Aziz

Catherine Aziz

Trainee Instructor for Equine courses and EMM-Tech Tutor.

She has been teaching EMMETT since 2019.

She is based in the Midlands and mainly teaches classes in that area.

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Tel: 07809 290748

Jonathan Roulston Tunnell

Trainee Instructor for Equine courses.

I am a Remedial Soft Tissue Therapist, fully qualified up to Level 5. I am also fully certified as a Low Level Laser Therapist.
My first love is Neuro signalling in competition horses, enabling me to incorporate my skills to help these horses achieve success.

I have recently qualified as an Advanced EMMETT horse Practitioner, and as a Human EMMETT Practitioner.

My Moto is “Never stop evolving your knowledge in order to strengthen yourself by benefiting others.
If you create Core Strength you Create Success”.

I'm looking forward to sharing both my knowledge and the magic of EMMETT with you all.

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Tel: 07968119423