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High Hopes is a PATH Intl. premier accredited center and is one of only six centers in the United States authorized to offer  PATH Intl. approved training courses.  We have trained over 200 instructors from throughout the United States and around the world, including Israel, Germany, Japan, South Korea, Turkey, Ireland, Croatia, England, Mexico, and South and Central America.


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 Part-Time Therapeutic Riding Instructor (posted 2/14/17)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             

High Hopes Therapeutic Riding, Inc. in Old Lyme, CT seeks an individual with strong communication, instructional and horsemanship skills to provide direct instruction for both mounted and unmounted activities related to equine assisted activities and therapies as well as program support duties.  PATH International riding instructor certification required ideally at the advanced level.  Additional desired qualifications include effective interpersonal skills, comfort with technology and a working knowledge of Equine Assisted Activities and Therapies.

Founded in 1974, High Hopes Therapeutic Riding, Inc. is a PATH International Premier Accredited center which serves over 240 children and adults with disabilities each week.  Staff members are integral to a team that works cohesively to provide the highest quality programs for participants and instructor candidates from all over the world in its PATH International Approved Training Course.

This part-time position provides flexible hours and professional development opportunities.  For a PATH International Professional, this is an excellent opportunity to work with a dedicated team committed to providing a much needed service.  For additional information or to submit a resume please contact Megan Ellis, 860-434-1974 ext. 116.