Dr. Nicole Rombach APM (ITEC), PG AM, MEEBW, CCBW, MSc., PhD
Nicole is the founder and President of Equinenergy® Ltd. and Caninenergy Ltd, United Kingdom-based educational institutions that offer a variety of recognised certification courses in equine and canine complementary healthcare science.
Nicole qualified as an Equinology Master Equine Body Worker (MEEBW) in 1999, and gained the post-graduate Diploma (2003) and MSc. (2009) in Animal Manipulation from the McTimoney College of Chiropractic/University of Wales, United Kingdom. In 2013 she graduated with a PhD from the Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences in the College of Veterinary Medicine at Michigan State University, Michigan, USA. The focus of her doctoral research was on the structural basis of equine neck pain, from the perspectives of neuromotor control, pathology and equine behaviour.
Nicole regularly lectures internationally for universities and professional institutions. She travels within the USA, Brazil and Europe to work in direct veterinary liaison with her regular clientele of horses, dogs and human patients. She is the chief instructor and examiner for Neurokinetic Therapy (NKT) Equine and Canine worldwide.
Nicole is currently based in California, USA, where she collaborates in course development for Equinology, Inc., and in clinical case evaluations with Team Equinology Elite Sports Performance. In her private sports therapy practice she works in direct veterinary liaison with equine and canine clients, as well as providing sports therapy for riders.
In her spare time, Nicole competes with her own horse. She holds state and national amateur titles in dressage and showjumping in Brazil.
Nicole is an FEI Permitted Equine Therapist (PET)