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HETI's 16th International Triennial Congress

Catch the highlights from our 16th International Congress, held in Dublin, Ireland. Special guests included Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal, who was also the patron of HETI 2018.

Attention Researchers!


Ann Kern-Godal’s Memorial fund for Horse-Assisted Therapy


This fund aims to promote research and to build evidence within horse-assisted therapy (HAT) for different patient groups. Available funds are announced every year on the 15th of January.Total annual disbursement’s will amount to NOK 400-500.000 ($50-60.000USD)( €40,000- €50,000)


HETI News - Autumn 2018


Find out all the latest International News including highlights from HETI’s 16th International Congress which took place in June in Dublin, Ireland.

Mary Selway Swift Development Fund

It was Mary’s wish that this fund be used “to promote and improve the educational opportunities, training and quality of riding therapy through the development of therapeutic riding programmes internationally”. HETI will begin streamlining the application process for this in Winter 2018. Watch this space for more news!


Publish your Findings!

Don’t keep your findings to yourself! We are seeking original submissions with the purpose of advancing knowledge in the fields of therapeutic riding and equine-assisted activities and therapies for HETI’s peer-reviewed annual journal The Scientific and Educational Journal of Therapeutic Riding (SEJThR).



September Events


Russian Open Equestrian National Championships for Persons with Intellectual Impairment
11th to 15th September, 2018, Kostroma, Russia
Please contact Andrey Sukhov paramon66@mailru

Call for presenters: Budapest Scientific Conference: Application Deadline September 1st!
21-22 October 2018,  Equine Assisted Therapy and Educational Center of the International Children’s Safety Service

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