Welcome to AAEVT

Animal Care Technologies has partnered with AAEVT to deliver foundational online courses for Equine Veterinary Technicians and Assistants. The ACT Online Equine Certification Program is designed as a training and educational program for the equine technician, assistant or other support staff in the practice. The courses are varied from basic to advanced and are geared to give an overview of the skills and knowledge needed to work in an equine practice or in the equine veterinary industry. The program consists of 3 courses each composed of 9-10 units and all delivered 100% online.

About the Program

To provide training – basic to advance – to those employed by the equine practitioner, those who are enrolled in an AVMA Accredited Program of Veterinary Technology, and those in the equine veterinary profession. To provide education in a variety of essential topics and skill sets in order to better equip a technician, assistant, receptionist, practice manager or other support staff to contribute and add value to an equine practice, as well as assist a veterinarian in emergency as well as daily routine work.
  • The program will consist of a series of areas of study, or modules, which will be completed on line utilizing webinars, short videos, resources such as web sites or additional documents to research, and possibly a series of quizzes.
  • These online modules will be self –paced.
  • There will also be a list of skills that we feel are essential to be familiar with in the equine veterinary practice, which will be signed off on by a supervising DVM or mentor.
  • In addition there is a requirement to attend an AAEVT CE meeting where there is a wet lab, so that we may assess horsemanship skills, and verify that the applicant attends CE in the profession and realizes the value of that endeavor.
  • The AAEVT’s Equine Manual for Veterinary Technicians will be a required reference book.
  • A Certificate of Completion will be sent upon completion of each Module, as well as a Certificate of Completion of the Program.
  • There will also be an option to take various individual modules without going through the entire program.

Course 1:

  • Equine Basics
  • Husbandry
  • Medical Terminology
  • Physical Exams
  • Restraint
  • Wellness
  • Reproduction

Course 2:

  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Pharmacology
  • Equine Nursing Care
  • Equine Medical Treatments
  • Emergency Care
  • Equine Diseases

Course 3:

  • Surgical Assisting
  • Anesthesia Assisting
  • Laboratory Diagnostics
  • Diagnostic Imaging, Optional Modalities
  • Equine Office Procedures


The fee for individual courses is $450. The discounted fee for all 3 courses is $1250 if prepaid.

Courses are compounding in nature therefore it is strongly recommended that you take all three courses.

Offer your Students a unique opportunity to become AAEVT-Certified Equine Veterinary Technicians upon graduation. Technicians can now specialize right out of school and pursue their passion in equine health care!

Exclusive Scholarships

AAEVT & ACT have partnered to give accredited Veterinary Technology programs exclusive access to $525 student scholarships toward AAEVT certification.

Program Benefits

  • Access to the most comprehensive online library of veterinary staff training videos including small animal, equine, and bovine.
  • One year AAEVT membership (for instructor and students)

Program Details

Instructors of an accredited RVT / CVT / LVT program, with an active, paid subscription to ACT Online Training, may redeem $525 scholarships toward AAEVT certification fees on behalf of their currently enrolled students. The scholarship amounts will be deducted from the 3 course AAEVT certification program price of $1250 per applicant. Includes 1 year complimentary AAEVT membership for on instructor and each student enrolled in the AAEVT-Certified Equine Veterinary Technician program.

Enroll Now

For immediate enrollment, please call 800.357.3182 during business hours (8am to 5pm CST).

Individual Enrollment
Instructor Enrollment

Video Samples

Husbandry: Bandaging
Hoof: Picking Up Feet
Eye Medications