Waubonsee Community College can prepare you with certification from the Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship International (PATH). 

As a certified instructor, you’ll be able to conduct a safe, basic lesson to children and adults with emotional, social, behavioral, mental and physical disabilities. Equine-assisted activities are used for the purpose of contributing positively to the physical, cognitive, emotional and social well-being of individuals with special needs.

Course Details

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All courses are coupled with hands-on experience gained at our partner facility, Equine Dreams Therapeutic Riding Center in Newark. The Therapeutic Riding program consists of 13 courses, completed in six semesters, over a two-year period.

Equine Studies I
Sept. 14 - Oct. 14

Teaching Methodology for
Therapeutic Riding Instructor I
Oct. 19 - Nov. 11

Introduction to Psychology for
Therapeutic Riding Instructor I
Nov. 16 - Dec. 9

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