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Missing Info

Great article! Except it leaves out of information out and seems to have some outdated information. They should have included a discussion about the difference between therapeutic horseback riding and Equine Assisted Psychotherapy (which is most SWers would be interested in reading about). The organization they quoted changed it's name years ago and is now called he Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship International (PATH Intl.)

Danielle 46 days ago

Thanks, Danielle

Thank you for reading the article and for your comment. This article is from our archives and was originally published in Winter 2010, so some information is outdated, as you have pointed out. This article is just a brief introduction to the topic. I would encourage anyone who is interested to seek out more information on this.

SocialWorker.com 45 days ago

Equine Assisted Therapy Article

I would have liked to have seen the EAGALA model of Equine Assisted Psychotherapy included in this article --especially since EAGALA (the Equine Assisted Growth & Learning Association) was founded by a Social Worker. I would have also liked to have seen a discussion of the distinction between equine assisted therapies that involve riding and those that do not.. This is something that the general public often does not understand.

Anne Ross 46 days ago

thank you

Anne, thank you for your comment. For those who would like more info on EAGALA, see http://www.eagala.org

SocialWorker.com 46 days ago

Equine internship

I am in graduate school for social work and I have been looking for an equine internship. I live in Lanesboro, MA. If anyone has any suggestions please let me know.

Tracy McManmon 235 days ago

Equine training

I had gone to a training that sparked my interest in this as well at aUNH Brown Ctr in 2008. I would likewise like to find more structured certificate program about how to further pursue this. If you have learned more please let me hear from you

Beverly Schaffer 216 days ago

To Mrs. McMamon

Go to www.Pathintl.org there's and just look around the site. Possibly hook up with a center and use your internship as part of teaching hrs for getting your TRI ( theraputic riding instructor) certification or for your ESML (equine specialist ) work. Good luck! If you can afford to go to workshops and conferences... Great networking tools! Keep up the good work!

D. Moore 166 days ago

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