Practitioner Montana

Leeann "Lu" Garnas, Equine Therapeutic Services
Belgrade, MT 59714

Equine Acupressure Practitioner

Lu Garnas is an equine acupressure practitioner through Tallgrass Animal Acupressure Institute in Colorado. also In addition to the acupressure, Lu is also a certified sports massage therapist facilitating young and old, performance and 4-H horses around her region. She specializes in performance and rehabilitation cases. Working closely with surgical and rehabilitative teams and returning horses to their careers and high level of performance. Lu added natural barefoot trimming to her tool belt as a method of affecting the rest of the horse. With these modalities, Lu has an understanding of the whole horse, from the ground up, making them more comfortable in their work and daily life. Lu's specialties take her around the West, traveling to Colorado, Wyoming, Oregon, and California. 

April Johnston
Bozeman, MT

Equine Acupressure Practitioner

April holds an Advanced Certification from the The Equine Natural Movement School. In 2010 she became faculty at the school and is certified to teach both the Level 1 and Level 2 courses. April attended The Tallgrass Animal Acupressure Institute and is a NBCAAM Board Certified Equine Acupressure Practitioner. She also worked with veterinarians in Florida to learn laser therapy, and continues to engage with equine veterinarians to advance her own learning.

April also works nationwide and specializes in competitive performance horses in dressage, eventing, and hunter-jumper. She travels the East Coast show circuit in the winter and spring.  April holds a Masters degree in Biological Sciences.