In This Issue
Online Education
Thank You!
Center Benefit
Deadline Approaching for Equipment/Supplies Grant
International Conference in Orlando
Conference Scholarships
Award Judges Needed
James Brady Nominations
Equine Tip
Strides Seminar: Beyond the Article
Registration Open Regional Conferences
Call for Abstracts: Regional Conferences
EQUUS Foundation
Workshops and Certifications
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PATH Intl. Online Education Calendar 
These courses may be used for instructor CEUs. Click on the date to register. Remember to log in to receive the member discount.

PATH Intl. Online Mentor Training Course

PATH Intl. Autism Spectrum Disorder & EAAT Online Course

Instructor Training for PATH International Equine Services for Heroes® Online Course
Exhibit at the PATH Intl. Conference
Do you have a product or service you'd like to get in front of the PATH Intl. Membership? Exhibiting at the PATH Intl. Conference and Annual Meeting is a great way to do that! Click here for information. Early bird discount ends May 15; the discount pricing for members never ends!

Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship International

Title Sponsor: Purina, the official feed of PATH Intl.

May 15, 2018 

A Warm Thank You for a Successful Virtual Conference
"Thank you for providing a forum for instructors to gain continuing education knowledge without having to travel." 
2018 PATH Intl. Virtual Conference attendee

Thank you to all the attendees who shared two days dedicated to enhancing their skills and to the generous professionals who helped make this year's virtual conference an event filled with invaluable learning opportunities and networking! 

Our 2018 Virtual Conference Volunteer Speakers
-Debi Buzanowski
-Elizabeth Coan, PsyD
-Chris Cook
-Julie Garchow, MD
-Liz Gerdeman
-Kathryn Guillot-Blankenship,
   Ph.D., CCC-SLP

-K.C. Henry
-Carole Herder
-Nancy Krenek
-Patti Lessard
-Frankie Lovato
-Annie Mascorro
-Ashley Phelps-Dunn, DVM
-Abby Simon
-Kitty Stalsburg
-Andrea Suk
-Isabel Wolf-Gillespie
-Bunny Young

Each professional shared their knowledge on science, tips and unique approaches to enrich work in the EAAT ring. Not able to attend the live event but want to experience the remarkable impact from these professionals? Visit the online store to see the 2018 Virtual Conference recordings and the entire library of educational resources. Don't forget, recordings of
all conference presentations are now available online!
Center Benefit From Equestrian Professional
A new benefit is being added to your membership package. Equestrian Professional and PATH Intl. have teamed up to offer you FREE access to everything Equestrian Professional has to offer....and it's a lot! Equestrian Professional offers consulting for equine businesses to ensure a path of success and sustainability for your center. They provide help with everything from business planning, marketing building and financial stability. Please contact Elizabeth McMillan at Equestrian Professional if you need assistance logging in or call her at (800) 910-3578.

In order to improve the Equestrian Professional experience, please click here to fill out a brief survey. It will only take a few minutes and it allows for the organization to gain your personal insights into what is needed at your centers.

If you have any issues in the process, please contact Missy Dedrick at PATH Intl. 

Thanks for all you do, and PATH Intl. is excited to offer you this new center benefit!
PACs: Apply Now for Equipment/Supplies Grant
The deadline is approaching for PATH Intl. Premier Accredited Centers to apply for the PATH Intl. Equine Services for Heroes: EAAT for Veterans and Armed Services Members Equipment/ Supplies. This opportunity is funded by the VA Adaptive Sports Grant. 

Click here to apply. Deadline is June 1. Questions? Contact Carly Boyd.
Orlando: Warm Weather, Magic and PATH Intl. Education
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Save the date for the PATH Intl. Conference and Annual Meeting, presented by title sponsor Purina, October 25-27, 2018, in Orlando, FL! Preconference workshops, opening general session and exhibitor party will be on Thursday, October 25; education sessions will be on Friday and Saturday, October 26-27. Registration will open in July. 

Location - Book Your Room Now!
Rosen Centre
9840 International Drive
Orlando, FL 32819
Rate:  $139 single/double
Click here to reserve your room
Conference Scholarships Now Open
PATH Intl. is pleased to once again offer the 2018 Pat & Jackie Mullins International Conference and Annual Meeting scholarship and the 2018 Marjorie V. Kittredge Equine-Facilitated Psychotherapy and Equine-Assisted Learning Scholarship. Applications are due by email to Karen Province no later than June 22, 2018. Applicants will be notified by email by July 30, 2018.
Call for Annual Award Judges
Are you interested in being part of this inspiring process? Any member may apply to be part of the judging process for the PATH Intl. annual awards.

The judging process requires a commitment of approximately 10 to 15 hours between May 21 and June 11. The PATH Intl. staff provides clear guidelines and forms on how the nominations are to be evaluated, and the staff also compiles the results and notifies the award recipients. You are asked to carefully read and review 2-3 short essays (300 words or less) per nomination and make objective judgments given the guidelines, and score each one from 1-10 on the form that will be provided.

The scoring results are submitted electronically so it is necessary for judges to have access to a computer and the internet.

The PATH Intl. staff will consider all individuals who submit their names. Judges will be selected on a first come, first served basis based on distribution across the various PATH Intl. regions.

If you are interested in serving as a judge, please submit the following to Missy Dedrick by May 31: name, membership number, region and email address, and please confirm that you do have access to a computer and internet.
James Brady Professional Achievement Award
Nominations are now open for the PATH Intl. James Brady Professional Achievement Award. The deadline to submit is June 29, 2018. Click here for more information and criteria. The winner of this prestigious award will be announced during the international conference.
Equine Tip From the PATH Intl. Equine Welfare Committee
Adequan Is the Official Equine Welfare Partner of PATH Intl.
Developing Your Horse's Topline (The Role of Nutrition)
By Guest Contributor Caroline Hegarty of Equitopia

Enhance Your ESMHL Skills and Earn ESMHL CR
Stephanie Roeter with horse Join the PATH Intl. Education Department and talented authors for "Strides Seminars: Beyond the Article." Stephanie Roeter welcomes you to the next PATH Intl. Strides Seminar to discuss her evidenced-based EAL program! 

Meet Stephanie and learn about the Strengthening Families Program in a live webinar, May 22, from 1 - 2 p.m. Eastern Time.

Need ESMHL CR hours? You are in luck! This presentation is eligible for one CEU toward the ESMHL core requirement for instructor renewal!

Take the opportunity to learn with Stephanie and register today!
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Registration Open for 2018 Regional Conferences
Registration is now open. Questions? Contact the region conference coordinator.

Region 10 (onsite registration only)
May 18-20, 2018
Santa Fe, NM
New Mexico Center for Therapeutic Riding
Registration closes May 4, 2018

Region 1
June 1-3, 2018
Sharon, VT
High Horses
Registration closes May 20, 2018

Call for Abstracts for 2018 Regional Conferences
Calls for abstracts for the 2018 PATH Intl. Regional Conferences are now open. Click on the region name for the abstract form. Questions? Contact the region conference coordinator.

Region 2 
September 22-23, 2018
Southern Tier Independence Center
Binghamton, NY
Submission Deadline June 1, 2018
The EQUUS Foundation Champions Program
Turn your passion into action! Become an EQUUS Foundation Champion. 

CHAMPIONS is the EQUUS Foundation's incentive-based equine service volunteer program sponsored by Ariat International to recognize and reward individuals and organizations on the Equine Welfare Network.

It's easy to become a CHAMPION; an individual must log a minimum of 24 volunteer hours from January 1st to December 31st. Champions have a chance to win Ariat products, scholarships, and a grant for their favorite charity. Visit for information.
PATH Intl. Events Calendar

Unless otherwise noted, contact Bret Maceyak 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 contact information under Find a Center on the PATH Intl. homepage or on the PATH Intl. events calendar.

For a full list of events, including onsite workshops and certifications, visit the PATH Intl. events calendar.  

Advanced Instructor
Jul. 20-22, 2018

Jul. 21, 2018
Aug. 13-15, 2018
Sep. 2-3, 2018
Dec. 14-16, 2018
Shangri-La Therapeutic Academy of Riding *Advanced Prep Workshop Only*
ManeGait *Certification Only*
Healing Strides of VA *Certification Only*
Little Bit Therapeutic Riding Center
Horses Help *Certification Only*
Lenoir City, TN

McKinney, TX
Boones Mill, VA
Redmond, WA
Phoenix, AZ

Equine Specialist in Mental Health and Learning  Workshop and Skills Test  
May 24-27, 2018
Jun. 2-5, 2018
Jul. 11-14, 2018
Jul. 12-15, 2018
Aug. 15-18, 2018
Aug. 21-24, 2018
Aug. 26-29, 2018
Sep. 20-23, 2018
Oct. 4-7, 2018
Oct. 11-14, 2018
Nov. 16-19, 2018
Dec. 7-10, 2018
Pikes Peak Therapeutic Riding Center
Vinceremos Therapeutic Riding Center
Wings of Hope Equitherapy
Dreams on Horseback
Eagle Mount - Bozeman
Hearts & Horses, Inc.
Hearts Therapeutic Equestrian Center
Faith Equestrian Therapeutic Center
Horse Power at Touchstone Farm
Naples Therapeutic Riding Center
High Hopes Therapeutic Riding
Shangri-La Therapeutic Academy of Riding
Elbert, CO
Loxahatchee, FL
Cleburne, TX
Blacklick, OH
Bozeman, MT
Loveland, CO
Santa Barbara, CA
Guyton, CA
Temple, NH
Naples, FL
Old Lyme, CT
Lenoir City, TN

Interactive Vaulting
Jun. 10-13, 2018
Jul. 28-31, 2018
Oct. 19-21, 2018
Reins of Life, Inc.
Saddle Up!
Hearts & Horses, Inc.
Michigan City, IN
Franklin, TN
Loveland, CO

May 31-Jun. 1, 2018
Jun. 2-3, 2018

Jun. 23-24, 2018

Oct. 9-13, 2018
Oct. 19-20, 2018
DreamPower Horsemanship *Driving Demo Workshop Only*
DreamPower Horsemanship *Certification*
Inspire Equine Therapy Program *Driving Demo Workshop Only*
Horse Power at Touchstone Farm
Pegasus Project Therapeutic Riding Center *Driving Demo Workshop Only*
Gilroy, CA

Gilroy, CA

Clearwater, FL

Temple, NH
Yakima, WA

Jul. 18-19, 2018
Ivey Ranch Park Association
Oceanside, CA

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