Equine Specialist in Mental Health and Learning Workshop and Skills Test

Participants walk along side an adaptive riding horse in Main Stay's indoor arena

Hosted at Main Stay Therapeutic Farm
6919 Keystone RD, Richmond, IL 60071

Complete information on eligibility requirements to obtain certification are available on the PATH Intl. website. Candidates must register for this event through PATH Intl and meet all eligibility requirements.

A PATH Intl. Equine Specialist in Mental Health and Learning (ESMHL) ensures the safety and well-being of the equine participating in mental health or equine-assisted learning sessions and serves as the equine expert during equine-human interactions. The ESMHL works alongside a mental health professional or educator in typically unmounted activities. PATH Intl. Evaluators scheduled for this event are Nancy Van Wyk and Antoinette DeGruccio. Evaluators may be subject to change without notice.

Certification Questions? Contact: [email protected]

Host Site Questions? Contact Jean Maraist, OTR/L, CTRI at [email protected]

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