It is with a great deal of anticipation in the equine-assisted activities field that PATH Intl. releases the PATH Intl. Instructor Education Guide©. This handbook is for novice and experienced therapeutic horsemanship professionals, and anyone curious about EAAT or about becoming an instructor will find a wealth of knowledge in this long-awaited resource.
Created by a team of industry experts, this book is a comprehensive, 200 page, full-color resource readers will turn to again in again. Included are chapters on the equine partner, tack and equipment, teaching in a therapeutic setting, teaching methods that encompass pedagogy, assessment and documentation for lesson plans, and much more.
All EAAT centers, anyone wanting to enter the industry, anyone volunteering or becoming an instructor will want a copy in their physical or digital libraries. It’s available in print and digital download format, and as always, PATH Intl. Members receive a significant discount.
Visit the website to find information and links for both the printed and downloadable versions.
About PATH Intl.:
The Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship International(r) (PATH Intl(r).) was formed in 1969 to promote safety and optimal outcomes in equine-assisted activities and therapies (EAAT) for individuals with special needs. At 873 member centers, nearly 69,000 children and adults, including more than 6,700 veterans, may find improved health, wellness, fun and a sense of pride and independence through involvement with horses. Therapeutic horsemanship at member centers may include hippotherapy, equine-facilitated mental health, driving, interactive vaulting, trail riding, competition, groundwork and stable management. Through a wide variety of educational resources, the association helps individuals start and maintain successful EAAT programs. There are nearly 62,000 volunteers, 4,776 instructors, 7,943 equines and thousands of contributors from all over the world helping people at PATH Intl. Member Centers.
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Cher Smith, Communications Specialist
(800) 369-7433, ext.123
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