International events

Upcoming Events 2019

 

EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM ANNOUNCEMENT IN CO-OPERATION WITH DEUTSCHES KURATORIUM FÜR THERAPEUTISCHES REITEN E.V. (DKTHR) UNDER THE AUSPICES OF HEF

Therapeutic Riding Association of Greece (T.R.A.G.) announces series of seminars for the certification: «Specialist for psycho-educational therapy with horses» «Deutsches Kuratorium für Therapeutisches Reiten e.V. (DKThR)».

Ending the educational program successfully, you’ll be given a certificate also signed by the German Association for Therapeutic Riding. The instructors will be from Germany and Greece, yet the main instructor will be the internationally known clinical paedagogist/FN Germany vaulting/riding instructor Marietta Schulz. There also teaching distinguished, in the field of therapeutic horse riding, speakers such us Henrike Struck (German Kuratorium) and Maria Liapi who is in charge of T.R.A.G’s therapeutic program.

The educational program consists of three 5-days seminars (1st part: 20-24 April 2019, 2nd part: October 2019, 3rd part: Spring 2020). The program addresses to psychologists, psychiatrists, teachers, special education teachers, occupational therapists, social workers, nurses and in general every profession in the area of health and/or education.
Preconditions: Knowledge on horse grooming, lunging and riding.
To secure a position, register until 20th of January 2019.
For any further information or question you can contact with TRAG from 9:30-17:30 via telephone (0030 210 7488566) or via e-mail: triding@otenet.gr.

 

 

American Hippotherapy Association – 

7th International Biennial Conference

‘On the Right Track’

March 21st – 23rd 2019

Lexington, Kentucky

Keynote speakers include  will be Mike Studer. Mr. Studer has presented courses and published articles on neurologic and geriatric rehabilitation since 1995 and has authored and co-authored over 25 articles on topics of neurology and geriatrics, as well as several book chapters on stroke, PD, and preventative care as well.

 

Upcoming Events 2019

 

 

Pony Mounted Games as a way to Acquire Competence Training Workshop

 9th and 10th March 2019

Fundacio la Manreana, Llieda, Spain

This workshop is facilitated by Belen Franquet, Educational Specialist in Psychoeducational Intervention Assisted with Horses and Carlos Ganzabal, Physical Education Teacher.

This workshop is aimed at those in the educational or equestrian field.

Areas covered include:

1) The ABC of Pony Mounted Games

2)Charateristics of Competency Learning

3)Role of the Professional the pony and the student

4)Design of the experiential space

Information and Register: Contact BELEN.EQUS@GMAIL.COM

European Hippotherapy Associations Network Meeting

5th to 7th April  2019

 Sdružení Sraz EAAT training centre,Prague 

For physical or occupational therapist or physcians practising hippotherapy in Europe. 

Program Aims:

  • To unify the approach in the recognition process of hippotherapy at European level.’
  • Sharing and supporting research.
  • To unify the definition of hippotherapy and terminology and educational demands
  • Websites.
  • Regular annual meetings.

Dr Beth Macauley (USA) will also be hosting a pre-meeting workshop connecting speech therapy and hippotherapyRegistration is needed, places are limited.

 

IAHAIO 15th International Triennial Conference

12-14 April 2019

‘Science Meets Practice: Creating Healthy Environments for People and Animals’

Venue:  Sam and Myra Ross Institute at Green Chimneys, in Brewster, New York

Fundación Para la Promoción del Deporte Ecuestre made public the call for Infanta Doña Elena Therapeutic Riding Awards for the Hispanic American Community 2019.
This important Award is intended to highlight and aknowledge the work of individuals, institutions or groups that conduct, organice or promote in any way therapeutic riding activities in any of the Hispanic American countries.

Application Deadline: July 31st 2019