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International News

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.

Ann Kern Godal Scholarship Recipients 2019


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

Ann Kern-Godal’s memorial fund for Horse-Assisted Therapy announces scholarship recipients of 2019. Three candidates were selected with project applications from Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Germany, France, Italy and Brazil.


HETI News - Summer 2019


Find out all the latest International News including highlights from the XIIth Congress on “Equinoterapia and Horse Assisted Psychotherapy, Argentina, HETI’s Strategic Plan implementation report. Plus International events and member news.

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 2019. Watch this space for more news!



The HETI/INAS Task Force on promoting Para Dressage for Intellectually Impaired Riders announces the following competitions:
1. 3. INAS Para Dressage Video Competition
2. Open Russian Equestrian National Championships for Intellectually Impaired Riders

HETI Journal Name Change!


In order to more accurately reflect the many ways that interactions with horses enhance education, learning and therapy services for humans the name of HETI’s Journal has been changed to:

HETI Journal: International Research and Practice

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Regulation News – Brazil

Brazilian Government  to Regulate Equoterapia In May 2019 after approval of the National Governmental Congress, the President of Brazil signed a Federal Law which will be regulating the practices assisted with horses and also the Centers of “Equoterapia”. Equoterapia...

GUL Job Oppourtunity

Gul is a busy centre providing Equine Assisted Learning for primarily young people with additional needs. The role will be based primarily from our beautiful 20 acre site in Shrewton but some off site working opportunities may be possible. The role responsibilities...

Check out our first Edition of HETI’s Member Magazine ‘The Global Gallop’. Next Edition is due out December 2019!!

Petals Florist Network

Proud sponsor of HETI for many years!

If you order flowers through the Petals network, they will make a donation to HETI. HETI appreciates Petals’ support.




Additional support

Support from Elizabeth Haartz in memory of Vernon Rhodes.