The Federation of Horses in Education and Therapy International AISBL

Connecting, Communicating and Collaborating

The Federation of Horses in Education and Therapy International AISBL (HETI), established in 1974, is a not-for-profit organisation with members in over 45 countries worldwide.


HETI’s mission is to facilitate global collaboration among organisations and individuals with philanthropic, scientific, and educational goals in EAS.

HETI has held 17 International Triennial Scientific and Educational Congresses and publishes an annual peer-reviewed journal, “HETI Journal: International Research and Practice,” which has an archive of 30 years of publications. Since Spring 2023, HETI has also been hosting educational webinars, furthering its mission to advance knowledge and collaboration in the field of EAS.

Join HETI’s mission and be part of a community making a significant difference worldwide!

Pioneering Equine Assisted Services for Over 50 Years

HETI is a global leader in promoting and supporting Equine Assisted Services. Celebrating 50 years of impactful work, HETI continues to enhance the welfare of therapy equines and improve the quality of EAS through education, research and evidence-based practises.

HETI’s Ethical Guidelines

Discover HETI’s comprehensive Ethical Guidelines for Equine Assisted Services!

These guidelines promote the highest standards of safety, welfare, and professionalism in the field.

By adhering to these principles, HETI fosters trust, integrity, and excellence in EAS and education worldwide.