Current members

Institute members

Business members

Associate and Honorary members

Name Riding for the Disabled Assoc. Australia Ltd
Contact Theresa Moore
Address 3/168 Henley Beach Road, Torrensville, SA, 5031, AUSTRALIA
Specialization Equestrian activities for people with disabilities
Services Riding, Carriage Driving, Vaulting
Language English
Internships no
Name Hest og Helse
Contact Annika Meltzer
Address c/o Gamle Enebakkvei 71, 1188 Oslo, Norway
Specialization Education in horse assisted interventions
Internships yes
Name The Mare and Foal Sanctuary
Contact Dawn Neil
Address Honeysuckle Farm, Haccombe with Combe, Newton Abbot, TQ12 4SA
Specialization Rescue, rehabilitation and rehoming of horses and ponies in need of sanctuary
Services Education and therapeutic programs
Training and education programs Equine Assisted Learning programs
Language English
Internships yes
Name KRA
Contact Soo
Address South Korea, gyeongmagongwon-daero 107, gyeonggi-do
Services equine assited learning, therapeutic riding, healing program
Internships no
Name Riding for the Disabled Association Ltd
Contact Apple Wong
Address RDA c/o Tuen Mun Public Riding School, Lot 45 Lung Mun Road, Tuen Mun
Specialization Theraputic Riding
Services Theraputic Riding
Language Cantonese and English
Internships no
Name Korea Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship
Contact Amy Lee
Address 81 Irwonro, Kangnamku, Seoul, Korea
Name Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship International (PATH Intl.)
Contact Kaye Marks
Address PO BOx 33150, Denver, Colorado 80233, USA
Services Credentialing and education
Training and education programs Yes
Language English
Internships yes
Name OHI, Organisationen för Hästunderstödda Insatser
Contact Marie Gudmundsson
Address Västbjörka, Kvarngatu 3, 795 95 Vikarbyn, Sweden
Specialization Equine assisted interventions
Services News about EAI information, education, OHI-certificat for professionals
Training and education programs Yes
Language swedish, english
Internships yes
Contact Kiginu Nakata
Address 2-21-1 utukushigaoka-nishi Aobaku Yokohama
Name Handhippo
Contact Marie-Thérèse Kuypers
Address rue de bériot 33, 1210 Bruxelles
Name God Unlimited Outdoor Therapy
Contact James Dwyer
Address The Bustard, Shrewton
Specialization Equine and Outdoor Therapy for people of all ages
Services Gul provides activities with the aim of improving well being, specifically Gul offers Equine assisted learning, riding and ground based activities, activities in its woodland and garden settings and accommodation for long term and short term users of the charity. Services are primarily offered for school age young people but are available for all ages.
Training and education programs Gul offers coaching in ABRS rosettes and equitation tests, apprenticeships and supports other organisations to offer other educational courses such as BTECs. In 2020 Gul will be working with partners to offer accredited training in Equine Facilitated provision.
Language English
Internships yes
Name Horse Community Piskari
Contact Aiko Harada
Address 327-9 Nishihorobetsu Urakawa Hokkaido 057-0002 Japan
Specialization Horse assisted Therapy
Services Horse assisted Therapy for handicapped children and elderly people
Training and education programs for Japanese only
Internships yes
Name The Finnish Association of Equine Facilitated Therapies
Contact Sanna Mattila-Rautiainen
Address Välitalontie 11, 87850 Paltaniemi, Finland
Specialization Equine facilitated therapies, education, negotiation with stakeholders, publisher
Services Education on EFT, Project management, Publishing, member services
Training and education programs Equine facilitated therapy
Language Finnish
Internships no

Federation members in Americas

ANDE BRASIL (Assoc. Nacional de Equoterapia)
CANTRA (Canadian Therapeutic Riding Assoc.)
A.M.E.T. A.C. (Asociacion Mexicana de Equitacion Terapeutica A.C.)
PATH Int'l (formerly NARHA)
United States
Council of Education and Certification in Therapeutic Horsemanship (CECTH)
United States
A.H.A. Inc. (American Hippotherapy Association Inc.)

United States

Federation members in Asia-Pacific region

RDA Australia
RDA Hong Kong (Riding for the Disabled Association of Hong Kong)
Hong Kong
Japan Therapeutic Riding Association
RDA-Japan (Riding for the Disabled Association of Japan)
Horse Community Piskara
Korean Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship (RDA-Korea)
South Korea
South Korea
New Zealand RDA (New Zealand Riding for the Disabled Association)
New Zealand
Chinese Taipei Equestrian Association
Qi Zhi Vocational Training Center

Federation members in Africa

RDA South Africa
South Africa

Federation members in British Isles and Scandinavia

The Finnish Association of Equine Facilitated Therapies
Festina Lente Foundation
RDA Ireland (Riding for the Disabled Association of Ireland)
Hest og Helse
Faggruppe for ridefysioterapi, Norsk fysioterapeut forbund (Federation for riding physiotherapy, Norwegian Physiotherapist Association)
Organisationen för hästunderstödda insatser - OHI
C.P.T.R.H Chartered Physiotherapists in Therapeutic Riding and Hippotherapy
United Kingdom
F.C.R.T. (Fortune Centre of Riding Therapy)
United Kingdom
GUL (God Unlimited)
Contact: Dr. Celia Grummitt
United Kingdom
RDA - UK (Riding for the Disabled Association - U.K.)
United Kingdom
The Mare and Foal Sanctuary
United Kingdom
HorseBack UK
United Kingdom

Federation members in Europe

Osterr. Initiative - Pferde helfen Menschen
HANDHIPPO (Union Nationale Belge des Therapeutes specialises in Hippotherapie)
Fraktionen af Ridefysioterapeuter (Fraction of Physiotherapists with Training in Therapeutic Riding)
F.E.N.T.A.C. (Federation Nationale de Therapie Avec le Cheval)
D.K.Th.R. (Deutsches Kuratorium fur Therapeutisches Reiten)
Hellenic Association for Therapeutic Riding (Elethip)
HETRICS: Hellenic Therapeutic Riding
T.R.A.G. (Therapeutic Riding of Greece)
Maygar Lovasterapia Szovetseg (Hungarian Riding for the Disabled Federation)
A.N.I.R.E. (Associazione Nazionale Italiana di Riabilitazione Equestre)
Associazione "LAPO"
C.N.R.A.F.A. ONLUS (Centro Nazionale Ricerco Assistenza Onlus ANIRE)
Centro di Riabilitazione Equestre Vittorio di Capua or
F.I.S.E. (Federazione Italiana Sport Equestri)
(Equestrian Federation-Therapeutic Riding dept)
A.T.E. (Association Therapie Equestre)
F.P.G. (Federatie Paarijden Gehandicapten)
Polish Hipotherapeutical Assoc.
N.F.T.R. (National Federation of Therapeutic Riding-Russia)
Fundacion Caballo Amigo
SV-HPR (Schweizerische Vereinigung fur Heilpadagogische Reiten)
Name: Pferdegestützte Therapie Schweiz
Turkiye Binicilik Federasyonu
(Turkish Equestrian Federation)
Ukraine Association of Hippotherapists Ukraine

Institute members

Member detailsCountry
TRIK Therapeutisches Reiten in KärntenAustria
Valnesfjord HelsesportsenterNorway
ChildVision- National Education Centre for Blind ChildrenIreland
Back on the HorsebackSlovenia
Able the Disabled Foundation International Riding School - Zherwin AcostaThailand
IFEEL QualificationsUK
Carlisle Academy, Maine - Sarah ArmentroutUSA
Eagala, Santaquin, UT
Lynn Thomas
Colorado State UniversityUSA
Equuvation Inc.USA
HERD InstituteUSA
Rideterapeut Skolen - Academy for Human and Horse TherapyDenmark

Business members

Member detailsCountry
Eq Cetera, Inc. -
Rekha Shaw
Riding for the Disabled -Hills GroupAustralia
Sunshine Coast Riding for the Disabled - Jan O'HalloranAustralia
Ribaucourt, GeraldineBelgium
John NikolaouGreece
TR Center in IoanniaGreece
Yvonne Monhan
Equine Facilitated Education and Therapy Association
The British Horse Society- Lynn PetersenUnited Kingdom
North Carolina Therapeutic Riding Center, Inc.USA
Lynn FraleyUSA
High Hopes Therapeutic Riding, CT - Kitty Stalsburg
CHUM: Bonnie dePueUSA
Mending Fences: Marilyn SokolofUSA
Gaits of Change, Sandy WebsterUSA

Associate members

Member detailsCountry
RDA Australia HippotherapyAustralia
Cathy BinzAustralia
Grey Horse Learning, Maggie BroomAustralia
Norma PearceAustralia
Pauline Perry OAMAustralia
RDA (NSW) Lucy PentonyAustralia
Mary LongdenAustralia
Hippotherapy RDA WA - Kelly MansfieldAustralia
McIntyre CentreAustralia
Carlie DriscollAustralia
Syllas Jadach Oliveira LimaBrasil
Graziela SalvagniBrasil
Anne BarnfieldCanada
Daphne DaveyCanada
Jane JamesCanada
Jennifer GarlandCanada
Carolyne MainvilleCanada
Jan YorkeCanada
Lanark County Therapeutic Riding Centre - Amy BoothCanada
Northern Lights TR AssociationCanada
Lelia SponselCanada
Renate BenderChile
Fundacion Maria JesusChile
Shanghai Riding for the Disabled (S.R.D.) - Ms Ming Liu
Yin Xiao HongChina
David Chengdu, RDA ChinaChina
Juan MedinaColombia
Jeanette RosasColombia
Jumpa Corp. Jeannette A Rosas RodriguezColombia
Horse Therapy FoundationColombia
Maria Angelica Rodriquez BenavidesColombia
Lilliana SusetteColumbia
Asociacionde Equinoterapia de CartagoCosta Rica
Jan Kulichova
Czech Republic
Bente NellemoseDenmark
Helen MoellerDenmark
Equestrian Assoc. for the Disabled Dubai (EADD) - Satish SeemarDubai
Sanna Mattila-RautiainenFinland
Mervi-Marja MeroFinland
Marja-Leena YrjolaFinland
Nicholas Emond -SIMPEFrance
Estelle PatrierFrance
Dr. Jean-Paul Hoff
Julia Martouzet - Ne'HomFrance
Dorothy DeBuseGermany
Marietta SchulzGermany
Monika MehlemGermany
Foederkreis Therapeutisches Reiten - Katja Lipp-RobenGermany
ITAT GermanyGermany
Armgard SchoerleGermany
Gerlinde HoffmannGermany
Apostolos MarvomatisGreece
Foetini KedraGreece
Eleni MatsoukiGreece
Vasilis TourlakiGreece
Athanasia MantiGreece
Matoula LazouGreece
Styliani PapathanasiouGreece
Sara Hutton-AnetopoulosGreece
Biddy O'ConnorIreland
Mary BerkeryIreland
Mary Brophy
Rita DunneIreland
Simone McCambridge Tullynewbank StablesIreland
Jean Marie RobertsonIreland
Judi Kay
Therapeutic Riding Centre of IsraelIsrael
Anita ShkediIsrael
A.V.R.E.S. (Associazione Valdostana Rieducazione Equestre & Sportiva) - Giovanna RabbiaItaly
AIASPORT - Maria Laura Tabacchi
Arikado JunkoJapan
Nakata MasatoshiJapan
Masako NakataJapan
Yukari Nakai
Kahori TamaiJapan
Kumiko MasakiyoJapan
Tetsufumi InoueJapan
Junko NodaJapan
Takami NagahoraJapan
Masatoshi NakataJapan
Kiginu NakataJapan
Chie UedaJapan
Kumiko NagaeJapan
Maki TsuchiyaJapan
Francisco ZepedaMexico
Roberto PerezMexico
Centro de Rehabilitacion Infantil HOGA A.C. - Ms Adriana Sanchez Montemayor Mexico
Edith Gross NaschertMexico
Katja Sabine MehlhornNetherlands
Nickie DoveNew Zealand
Jeanette LysellNorway
Faggruppe for ridefysioterapi, Norsk fysioterapeut forbund (Federation for riding physiotherapy, Norwegian Physiotherapist Association)
Marit SorensenNorway
Mona ThelleNorway
Associacao Equiterapeautica Do Porto e Matosinho - Joana Luisa Gomes Pereira
Carla Maria Vaz BatistaPortugal
Associacao Portuguesa de Terapia e Formação - Cavalo AmigoPortugal
Yulia SleptchenkoRussia
Tatyana ChernyaevaRussia
Vera ElanskayaRussia
Medical rehabilitation center "Mir"Russia
Open Skies Therapeutic Riding Days - Latifa Momenah
Saudi Arabia
Association Hippos - Tamara CrnicSlovenia
Carlos Ganzabal CuenaSpain
Carlos HernadezSpain/Malta
Lee ValentineSouth Africa
Shumbashaba Equine Assisted Therapy Centre - Sharon Boyce
South Africa
EARTH Centre NPC- Nicole RasSouth Africa
Samsung Medical Center - Jeong Yi KwonSouth Korea
RD Samsung - Amy Ji Young Lee
South Korea
Margareta HakansonSweden
G.H.R.K. (Goteborg HandikappRidKlubb) - Robert Kolby

Chi-Yueh HanTaiwan
I-Hsin LinTaiwan R.O.C
Wei-Ya TsaiTaiwan R.O.C
Yu-Ling Tsai Taiwan R.O.C
Ching-Ping Lee Taiwan R.O.C
Te-yo LinTaiwan R.O.C
Yu-Yen LinTaiwan R.O.C
Ya-Hui LiTaiwan R.O.C
Ming-Hui Chang Taiwan R.O.C
Shih-Lin ChangTaiwan R.O.C
Tze-Hsuan WangTaiwan R.O.C
Lien-Chieh LiuTaiwan R.O.C
Yu-Fen KuanTaiwan R.O.C
Chao-Yuan ChangTaiwan R.O.C
Shu-Ya Chan Taiwan R.O.C
Yu-Shan LuTaiwan R.O.C
Pei-Ying Lee Taiwan R.O.C
Yu-Jen Sun Taiwan R.O.C
Hung-Ling ChenTaiwan R.O.C
Yeh ChenTaiwan R.O.C
Chun-Mei ChenTaiwan R.O.C
Wei-Jaw ChenTaiwan R.O.C
Uta Rindfleisch-WuTaiwan R.O.C
Yi-Hung ChangTaiwan R.O.C
Pai-Han LiTaiwan R.O.C
Chieh LuTaiwan R.O.C
Mei-Sheng WangTaiwan R.O.C.
Shih-yin WuTaiwan R.O.C.
I-Lin TsaiTaiwan R.O.C.
Tsai-Ting HsuTaiwan, R.O.C.
Chien Jun-FeiTaiwan, R.O.C.
Li Kuo WangTaiwan, R.O.C.
Ming Tsen HsaioTaiwan, R.O.C.
Equestrian Association for People of DeterminationUnited Arab Emirates
Anna BuragoUkraine
Sue Adams Riding School - Sue Adams-WheelerUnited Kingdom
Sophie AndersonUnited Kingdom
Field of Dreams FoundationUnited Kingdom
Margaret BracherUnited Kingdom
The Horse Course - Harriet LaurieUnited Kingdom
Rachel ShawUnited Kingdom
Sarah Urwin Therapy ServicesUnited Kingdom
Sirona Therapeutic Horsemanship
Hannah Burgon
United Kingdom
Kelsey ThackerUnited Kingdom
The Tiltas Trust - Peter HoweUnited Kingdom
Carolyn WalkerUnited Kingdom
Maike ShubertUnited Kingdom
Instructora EquinoterapiaUruguay
Argus AquaticsUSA
Amanda GeraldUSA
Priscilla Lightsey - H.O.P.E.USA
Christine Wheelwright - TXUSA
Green Chimneys Farm & Wildlife Centre, NY - Michael KaufmannUSA
Colette CollinsUSA
Elizabeth Haartz - VTUSA
Jennifer RenkerUSA
The Educated Equine, NY - Lorrie RenkerUSA
Horses and the Handicapped of South FL - Alison PlazaUSA
Susan March - FLUSA
Teresa Morris - OHUSA
Ann O'Shallie - PAUSA
Mane Stream Riding - Nicola Redmond, NJUSA
Spirit Open Equestrian Program - VA- Davorka Suvak USA
Molly Sweeney - TXUSA
Strides to Success, IN - Debbie AndersonUSA
Barbara Abrams - CTUSA
Equest, TX - Joan CutlerUSA
St. Andrews University, NC - Pebbles TurbevilleUSA
Wilson College - PAUSA
Debbie Silkwood-Scherer - Holt, MIUSA
Bonnie Cunningham - Jeffersonville, NY USA
Love Quest Children's Foundation - Cincinnati, OHUSA
Fulcrum Therapy, LLC, Berwick, ME - Christina Richardson<USA
Ann C. Alden, Arizona USA
Marny Mansfield, New York USA
Anja Cain, South Carolina USA
Casey’s Healing Horses - FL USA
Joan Cutler - Fate, TX USA
Veronica Lac - New Albany, Ohio USA
Ken and Cynthia Wagner – MAUSA
Amy Tripson, PAUSA
Barbara Engel Therapy Services, CO - Barbara EngelUSA
Beth Macauley, MIUSA
Joann Benjamin - CAUSA
Jennifer Donahue - TXUSA
Amanda Rumore, Randolph College, VAUSA
Martha Jane JenkinsUSA
Riding to the Top, Sarah BronsonUSA
Samantha SchaubroeckUSA
Octavia Brown - NJUSA
Kristen Murray - Unbridled Rehabilitation ServiceUSA
Heather WhiteUSA
Karen BockselUSA
David MortonUSA

Honorary members

Member detailsCountry
Ernst Reinhard Verlag
Contact: Annegret Schulz:
IAHAIO (International Association of Human-Animal Interaction Organizations)
Contact: IAHAIO Secretary Dr Andrea M. Beetz
Horses and Humans Research Foundation
KC Henry, Executive Director
United States