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:
- 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
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?
HIGH HOPES HAS 45 YEARS OF DEMONSTRATED SUCCESS IN THE FIELD OF EAAT & NON-PROFIT MANAGEMENT:
- 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.