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Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship International

    January 1, 2013 

Equus Foundation Hall of Fame for Horses

The Equus Foundation, a PATH Intl. sponsor, is establishing a hall of fame for horses to share stories of their amazing athletic and humanitarian accomplishments. The Equus Foundation is seeking nominees of horses that have had or are having a life-changing impact in the field of equine assisted activities and therapies or other public service areas. Candidates for consideration also include horses that have excelled or are excelling in sport or public service after overcoming significant hardship.

The nomination deadline is January 15, 2013. Click here for information on signing up and submitting a nomination.
 

A Big Thank You for 2012 Donations!

Thank you to everyone who donated to PATH Intl. in 2012 and to everyone who continues to give in 2013! We will report on how much was raised and the transformative effect of your donations very soon. Thank you!

Senior Horse Resources

Have questions about what to feed your senior horse? Check out Purina's Senior Horse Resource Center. The website includes a forum to ask questions, videos, and additional resources.

Don't Let Your PATH Intl. Center Membership Lapse
The deadline to renew your center was December 31, 2012. Renew as soon as possible in order to avoid a lapse in your center membership. If your renewal is postmarked after January 15, 2013, you must include a $50 late fee with your renewal dues.

Click here to renew online. NOTE: The center's primary contact or executive director must be logged in to their personal account in order to renew online.

If you need to update the primary contact for your center, please send in a center change notification form or a premier accredited center change notification form.

Of course if you prefer to mail a hard copy renewal, that is still an option. Download and complete the Center Renewal Booklet and renewal invoice from the PATH Intl. website, and mail it in.

Click here to download the Center Renewal Booklet.

Centers that prefer to pay by check may complete the Center Renewal booklet online and mail a check for center membership dues.

For more information about renewing your center membership, please visit our FAQ page.
PATH Intl. and American Paint Horse Foundation Team Up to Provide Scholarships

PATH Intl. and the American Paint Horse Foundation have teamed up to provide scholarships for PATH Intl. therapeutic riding certification. Designed to benefit those who wish to further their education, this alliance will provide scholarship assistance to potential instructors of therapeutic riding. Click here for more information.

Article About PATH Intl. PAC Highlights New Research

Windridge Equestrian Therapeutic Center of East Texas, a PATH Intl. Premier Accredited Center in Longview, TX, was recently featured in an article in news-journal.com. The article, "Research Could Validate Horse Therapy Benefits at East Texas Center," by Glenn Evans, reports on the Orbis Biomechanical System Integration Suite, which uses motion-capture sensors on the horse and rider to produce a digital image of what's going on with both. This research is meant to quantify the improvements in a rider over a period of time, giving EAAT hard data for its claims of the benefits of therapeutic horsemanship and hippotherapy.  

PATH Intl. Events Calendar

Unless otherwise noted, contact Denise Fager at (800) 369-7433, ext. 114, with questions. All dates are subject to change. To register for an event, please contact the host site directly. You can locate its contact information under Find a Center on the PATH Intl. home page or on the PATH Intl. events calendar.

PATH Intl. Equine Specialist in Mental Health and Learning Workshop and Practical Skills Testing
January 2-6, 2013
Horses Help in Phoenix, AZ

February 14-17, 2013
Marion Therapeutic Riding Association in Ocala, FL

October 23-26, 2013
Hearts and Horses, Inc., in Loveland, CO

PATH Intl. Driving Workshop and Certification combination event
Workshop is held the first 2-1/2 days, certification held the last 2-1/2 days. Specific schedule sent by host site.
July 2-6, 2013
BraveHearts at the Bergmann Centre in Poplar Grove, IL

October 15-19, 2013
Horse Power at Touchstone Farm in Temple, NH

PATH Intl. Advanced Certification Event
February 19-20, 2013
Good Hope Equestrian Center, Inc. in  Miami, FL


March 14-16, 2013
Equest in Wylie, TX

March 22-24, 2013
Horses Help in Phoenix, AZ

May 28-30, 2013
High Hopes Therapeutic Riding in Old Lyme, CT

PATH Intl. Vaulting Workshop/Certification Event      

None scheduled at this time.

 

PATH Intl. Mentor Training
February 9-10, 2013
St. Andrews Ride Like A Knight in Laurinburg, NC
 
Please visit the PATH Intl. events calendar for a list of 2012 Registered On-Site Workshops and Certifications. 

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