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CTRI Prep Workshop

PATH Intl. CEUs: 7 DE

About:

Join us to improve your understanding of how our posture affects our abilities to ride or drive.  

Who should attend:

  • Equine professionals, therapists, and volunteers interested in mounted Equine Assisted Services
  • PATH Intl. Instructor-in-Training Candidates
  • PATH Intl. Therapeutic Riding Instructors seeking advancement and CEUs

Workshop content:

  • This lecture will provide an overview of physical disabilities and teaching considerations for common neurological and orthopedic impairments.
    • Cerebral Palsy
    • Cerebrovascular Accident
    • Brain Injured
    • Multiple Sclerosis
    • Spina Bifida
    • Spinal Cord Injuries
    • Muscular Dystrophy
    • Guillain-Barre
    • Epilepsy
    • Hypertonia
    • Hypotonia
  • Precautions & Contraindications
    • How to interpret the PATH Intl. guidelines and make the best use of this resource?
    • What other sources are available?
  • Learn Mechanics of Mounting & Dismounting
    • How do you protect your back?
    • How can you best assist the rider with mounting?

Why High Hopes?

HIGH HOPES HAS OVER 47 YEARS OF DEMONSTRATED SUCCESS IN THE FIELD OF EQUINE ASSISTED SERVICES & NONPROFIT MANAGEMENT:

  • Program, equine, and facility management.
  • Business management, marketing fundraising, and board development.
  • Volunteer management. We have over 650 volunteers serving our program, facility, equines, and development.
  • Workshops, certifications and professional development in all aspects of Equine Assisted Services.
  • PATH Intl. Premier Accredited Center since 1979.
  • PATH Intl. Approved Training Course since 1996.
  • PATH Intl. Master, Advanced and Specialty Certified mentors.
  • Full-service indoor and outdoor facility with extensive sensory trails.
  • A dedicated air-conditioned classroom, library, and kitchen facility.

 

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