IFREMT mandate

Mission statement: To support the provision of ethical, safe and qualified equine massage therapy services within the equine industry.

The IFREMT aims to meet this objective by:

  • Developing and maintaining standards of qualification, skill and knowledge for registration with the IFREMT
  • Administering accreditation exams and issuing registration with the IFREMT (including registration renewals)
  • Promoting integration of the most up-to-date equine massage therapy research and evidence-based best practices in the profession
  • Developing and maintaining standards of practice and professional ethics for registered members (REMTs) to assure the quality of practice within the profession
  • Promoting REMTs as valuable members of the equine health care team
  • Maintaining a public register of REMTs and other information about the profession to assist the public in choosing a Registered Equine Massage Therapist
  • Fostering professional growth and development for registered members