The Federation of Horses in Education and Therapy International (HETI) publishes the HETI Journal: International Research and Practice (Previously Scientific and Educational Journal of Therapeutic Riding : SEJThR) annually. The focus of the journal is on advancing knowledge in the fields of therapeutic riding and equine-assisted activities and therapies.


We are seeking original submissions with the purpose of advancing knowledge in the fields of therapeutic riding and equine-assisted activities and therapies.

The HETI Journal has several submission categories:

Original Research – An original research study conducted by the author.
Review – A comprehensive or systematic review of research on a specific topic.
Case Study – A presentation of a single comprehensive case study or multiple case studies.
Theory and Practice – A discussion of a specific topic in the field
Letter to the Editor – Comments on articles published in the SEJThR or in other journals on topics related to the equine-assisted field

Manuscripts are reviewed through a double-blind peer-review system and submissions are welcome throughout the year.

The Journal Team

Chief Editor: Nina Ekholm Fry

Assistant Editor: Molly Jenkins

Junior Editor: Alexandra Stergiou

Submission Support: Kelsey Thacker

Journal Outreach Co-ordinator: Carlos Ganzabal


Before preparing a manuscript for submission to the HETI Journal, please review the following materials carefully:

Manuscript Submission Overview 2019 This document provides an overview of the submission process and its policies.

Manuscript Guidelines 2019– These guidelines outline the necessary format for your manuscript in order for it to be considered for review.

Manuscript Submission Checklist 2019 – This checklist assists the author in ensuring correct submission format.

Failure to understand the mission of the journal and its editorial policies can cause substantial delays in the review of your submission and may lead to an early rejection of your manuscript.

Call for Reviewers

We welcome additional peer-reviewers to support the quality and relevance of the journal.HETI Journal uses a double-blind peer review system in which the author and reviewer are anonymous to each other.

If you are interested in volunteering your time as a reviewer for the HETI Journal, Click Here for more information about the application process.

CONTACT – Please direct all communication regarding the journal to editors Nina Ekholm Fry and Molly Jenkins at: