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PATH International Advanced Certified Instructor

Advanced Prep Workshop

This 3-day workshop will focus on  providing a comprehensive review of PATH Intl. Advanced Instructor Criteria and will explore all aspects of the criteria through classroom discussion, hands on learning, and teaching opportunities with current High Hopes participants.  This workshop will include many opportunities for discussion and candidate evaluation.

Application Form for Advanced Prep Workshop

Advanced Prep Workshop

February 11-13, 2016


  • Participants must be PATH Intl. Registered Instructors with over 75 hours of instruction
  • Participants must be secure riders at walk, trot and canter.

Advanced Certification

PATH Intl. offers three levels of Instructor Certification for therapeutic riding: Registered, Advanced, & Master. Each level has specific criteria included with the application materials. This certification is for the Advanced Level only. In order to become a PATH Intl. Advanced Instructor, you must successfully complete the Advanced Certification booklet (located here) and return it to High Hopes Therapeutic Riding, Inc. with a copy of your PATH Intl. membership card, and current copies of your CPR and First Aid Certifications.

Advanced Certification

May 23 & 24, 2016

High Hopes is a PATH Int’l approved training site. Kitty Stalsburg PATH Intl. Master Instructor/Lead Evaluator Patti Coyle  PATH Intl. Advanced Instructor/Evaluator

Students in the ITC, OSWC or Advanced Certification must provide their own transportation and meals during the course. For student residence during all courses, local housing may be available and there are several area hotels and motels located nearby.

A PATH Int’l Advanced Level Certified Instructor is knowledgeable in horsemanship and understands disabilities and their relationship to therapeutic riding. This instructor is able to conduct safe, challenging and therapeutically effective lessons to individuals with disabilities.


Registration Deadline: April 8, 2016


PATH Int’l Certified Instructors who wish to progress to the Advanced level must meet a specific set of criteria, and can be certified at the Advanced level through practical evaluations and written examinations at a PATH Int’l Advanced On-Site Certification.