PATH INT’L EQUINE SPECIALIST IN MENTAL HEALTH AND LEARNING WORKSHOP & PRACTICAL HORSEMANSHIP SKILLS TEST
The Equine Specialist workshop is a three-day workshop offered to equine professionals and therapeutic riding instructors who work or would like to work with students with mental health and/or learning issues.
The workshop is a requirement of the ESMHL certification. It is beneficial to have horsemanship skills and experience when attending the workshop but it is not required.
Horsemanship Skills Test
The skills test is held on day 4 following the ESMHL workshop.
- 21 or older.
- Current PATH Int’l individual member.
- Equestrian skills on the flat in English or Western tack comparable to those described in Pony Club C or CHA Level I.
- Familiarity with PATH Intl. Standards and PATH Intl. Code of Ethics, and/or a PATH Intl. Certified Therapeutic Riding Instructor.