Call for Submissions

We are seeking original submissions with the purpose of advancing knowledge in the fields of human and equine interactions.

The HETI Journal has several submission categories:

  1. Original ResearchAn original research study conducted by the author.
  2. Literature ReviewA comprehensive or systematic review of research on a specific topic.
  3. Study ProtocolsProcedures for proposed original scientific investigations that contribute to the development of Equine-Assisted Services.
  4. Clinical Cases (Case studies)A presentation of a simple comprehensive case study or multiple case studies.
  5. Theory and PracticeA discussion of a specific topic in the field.
  6. Letter to the EditorComments on articles published in the HETI journal 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.

Guidelines for submission

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

HETI Communication and Peer review process– This document provides an overview of the submission process and its policies.

Publication Ethics and Malpractice Statement– This document provides a guideline to the Ethical standards that must be adhered to for publication.

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

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

HETI Journal Appeals and Complaints process – This document outlines the appeals and complaints process.

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.


CONTACT – Please direct all communication regarding the journal to editors Alexandra Stergiou and Inês Pereira Figueiredo at:

Manuscript submission

    I have read the Manuscript Guidelines and formatted my manuscript accordingly

    I attest that the first page of my manuscript (title page) contains the manuscript title, author information and abstract

    I have reviewed the Manuscript Submission Checklist to ensure that I am ready to submit my manuscript