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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 - Winter 2018


Find out all the latest International News including highlights from the Hungarian Riding for the Disabled Federation Autumn Conference and the 1st International Congress for Healthy Interactions with Horses held in Llieda, Spain

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).



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Congratulations to Pauline Perry, past president of HETIRDAA Life Member, Pauline Perry, was recently included on the Tasmanian Honour Roll of Women, pictured here with Minister for Disability Services and Community Development, The Hon. Jacquie Petrusma MP
Pauline was one of the founders of RDA in Australia, starting the Peninsula Centre in Victoria, on her own property, before moving to Tasmania where she coaches at RDA Kingborough.
She has been a Director on Victorian, Tasmanian, Australian and International Boards of RDA and in 2002 was awarded an OAM in recognition of her service to RDA.
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