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PATH Intl. CEUs: 7 CE


Equine selection and training are central to the success of our therapeutic horsemanship programs. Join our staff in a conversation about finding the right equine for your program’s needs, training them for their unique roles and maintaining their well-being to ensure longevity in your herd.

Who should attend?

Anyone who wishes to learn more about equine management in Equine Assisted Activities and Therapies programs:

  • Equine Managers
  • Program Directors
  • Therapeutic Riding Instructors
  • Equine Specialists and more….

Course Topics will include:

Day 1

  • Strategies for developing, implementing and maintaining health care systems for therapy horses that form the basis for creating willing partners and that exceed PATH standards. These include: hoof care, dentistry, parasite management, biosecurity and infectious disease prevention tactics.
  • Keeping your herd of therapy horses healthy and sound.
  • Farm and herd management techniques to make the most of your budget and maximize your volunteer resource.
  • Saddle fit, vital signs measurement and conformation evaluations with our herd of therapy horses.

If you choose to do Day 2 topics will include:

  • Recruiting and selecting the right horses for your program
  • Planning a trial period
  • Tailored training systems to create willing partners
  • Stress control: management techniques for happy horses
  • Life beyond the TR Center

Price Options:

This lecture can be taken in three different ways:

  • A stand-alone lecture for continuing education purposes.
  • As part of the 2-day Therapy Horse Module (see below)
  • or as part of the 16-day High Hopes’ Instructor Training Course a component of the Certified Therapeutic Riding Instructor education process.

If you are unsure as to your educational needs or ambitions, please schedule a telephone conversation with our Training & Education team, prior to signing up.

Why High Hopes?


  • Program, equine, and facility management.
  • Business management, marketing fundraising, & board development.
  • Volunteer management. We have over 650 volunteers serving our program, facility, equines & development.
  • Workshops, certifications and professional development in all aspects of Equine Assisted Activities & Therapies:
  • PATH Intl. Premier Accredited Center since 1979.
  • PATH Intl. Approved Instructor 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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