Equine Acupuncture Deep Dive

Get a thorough review and in-depth analysis of acupuncture points and their indications



The Equine Acupuncture Deep Dive Course brings you to a higher level of understanding acupuncture and how to use acupuncture effectively in treating your equine patients. The course is intended for equine practitioners who have learned and are familiar with equine acupuncture points and respective indications. In total, the course is 22 hours.

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Course Objectives

This course aims to provide a solid review in equine acupuncture. During the course, you will:

  • Learn simple ways to locate acupuncture points in horses and their respective indications.
  • Review how to perform acupuncture point scans for pain and lameness diagnosis in sport horses.
  • Integrate acupuncture into daily equine practice to achieve desired clinical results.
  • Practice veterinary acupuncture more effectively and efficiently.

Course Features

Watch Dr. Xie demonstrate how to locate each of 256 acupoints in detail in a live horse

Confidently locate 208 transpositional and 48 classical equine acupuncture points

Learn tips from top 4 equine acupuncturists to holistically approach equine patients

Get in-depth analysis of real live animal demos and case studies

Receive free lifetime case consultations

Equine Acupuncture Deep Dive

Taught in English

For veterinarians & veterinary students only

22 CE hours


The course is intended for students who have taken all sessions of the Acupuncture Certification Track or equivalent.


LU and LI Channel Points


ST and SP Channel Points


HT and SI Channel Points


BL and KID Channel Points


PC and TH Channel Points


GB and LIV Channel Points


GV and CV Channel Points


Classical Points


Equine Points-Comparative Visualization—Head & Neck Region


Equine Points-Comparative Visualization—Back & Trunk Region


Equine Points-Comparative Visualization—Forelimb Region


Equine Points-Comparative Visualization—Hindlimb Region


Tips to Practice Equine Acupuncture-Unique TCVM Diagnostics


Tips to Practice Equine Acupuncture – How to Scan a Horse


Tips to Practice Equine Acupuncture – Diagnostic Points for Lameness/Pain


Tips to Practice Equine Acupuncture – A Lesson of Five Blindmen Investigating an Elephant


Integrative approach to lameness in horses


How to put everything together to approach equine patients



Dr. Xie has 41 years of clinical, teaching, and research experience in veterinary acupuncture and TCVM. He has trained over 10,000 veterinarians to practice TCVM worldwide. Dr. Xie’s education includes advanced training in veterinary medicine, veterinary acupuncture, and human acupuncture. Dr. Xie has authored 20 books and over 100 peer-reviewed papers. His textbooks, including Xie’s Veterinary Herbology, Xie’s Veterinary Acupuncture, and Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine-Fundamental Principles, have been used for TCVM training programs around the world. Dr. Xie continues to teach and develop educational courses and programs at Chi University, serves as a full clinical professor at the University of Florida’s College of Veterinary Medicine, and is an honorary professor at China Agricultural University, South China Agricultural University, and China Southwest University.

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Dr. Allison Faber Marshall graduated from University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine in 1995 and moved to Virginia into general equine practice. She opened Full Circle Veterinary Services, PC in 2005 after becoming a Certified Veterinary Spinal Manipulation Therapy (CVSMT) through Healing Oasis Wellness Center and a Certified Veterinary Acupuncturist (CVA) through Chi University where she also trained in veterinary herbal medicine, food therapy, and tui-na, culminating in completion of a Master’s of Science in Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Marshall served on the AAEP ethics committee from 2010-2013. She has been an instructor at Chi since 2010. Her busy practice is limited to equine alternative therapies in Virginia and Maryland, and she enjoys a large variety of sport horses and beloved friend as patients. She has 3 grown children, and is an avid surfer, knitter, yarn spinner, gardener, and works to keep her many interests and profession in balance.

Dr. Ying is the veterinarian at 5 Elements for Animals, a Holistic House Call Veterinary Practice. She offers acupuncture, chiropractic care, herbal therapy, food therapy, laser therapy, rehabilitation programs, nutritional and wellness consults for pets, sport horses and farm animals. Dr. Wendy received her Master's Degree in TCVM in 2016 from Chi. She has a great interest in sports medicine, pain management, neurology and rehabilitation. Her master's thesis focused on using laser acupuncture to reduce stress in horses while traveling and competing. Dr. Wendy co-hosts The Driving Radio Show, on the Horse Radio Network.

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Schedule & Tuition

Equine Acupuncture Deep Dive

Payment Information

A $100.00 non-refundable course deposit is charged upon enrollment to reserve your seat.

Payment is due 60 days before the start date of each session or course.


Chi CVA Alumni Discount