International events

Upcoming Events 2019



Therapeutic Riding Association of Greece (T.R.A.G.) announces series of seminars for the certification: «Specialist for psycho-educational therapy with horses» «Deutsches Kuratorium für Therapeutisches Reiten e.V. (DKThR)».

Ending the educational program successfully, you’ll be given a certificate also signed by the German Association for Therapeutic Riding. The instructors will be from Germany and Greece, yet the main instructor will be the internationally known clinical paedagogist/FN Germany vaulting/riding instructor Marietta Schulz. There also teaching distinguished, in the field of therapeutic horse riding, speakers such us Henrike Struck (German Kuratorium) and Maria Liapi who is in charge of T.R.A.G’s therapeutic program.

The educational program consists of three 5-days seminars (1st part: 20-24 April 2019, 2nd part: October 2019, 3rd part: Spring 2020). The program addresses to psychologists, psychiatrists, teachers, special education teachers, occupational therapists, social workers, nurses and in general every profession in the area of health and/or education.
Preconditions: Knowledge on horse grooming, lunging and riding.
To secure a position, register until 20th of January 2019.
For any further information or question you can contact with TRAG from 9:30-17:30 via telephone (0030 210 7488566) or via e-mail:



American Hippotherapy Association – 

7th International Biennial Conference

‘On the Right Track’

March 21st – 23rd 2019

Lexington, Kentucky

Keynote speakers include  will be Mike Studer. Mr. Studer has presented courses and published articles on neurologic and geriatric rehabilitation since 1995 and has authored and co-authored over 25 articles on topics of neurology and geriatrics, as well as several book chapters on stroke, PD, and preventative care as well.


Upcoming Events 2019


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

Call for applications January 15th 2019- Closing date February 15th 2019

This fund was created by Tore Godal in memory of his wife Ann Kern-Godal.The fund’s purpose is to promote research and to build evidence within horse-assisted therapy (HAT) for different patient groups. The available funds are announced every year on the 15th of January with the application deadline being on the following 15th of February.

European Hippotherapy Associations Network Meeting

5th to 7th April  2019

 Sdružení Sraz EAAT training centre,Prague 

For physical or occupational therapist or physcians practising hippotherapy in Europe. 

Program Aims:

  • To unify the approach in the recognition process of hippotherapy at European level.’
  • Sharing and supporting research.
  • To unify the definition of hippotherapy and terminology and educational demands
  • Websites.
  • Regular annual meetings.

Dr Beth Macauley (USA) will also be hosting a pre-meeting workshop connecting speech therapy and hippotherapyRegistration is needed, places are limited.


IAHAIO 15th International Triennial Conference 12-14 April 2019 ‘Science Meets Practice: Creating Healthy Environments for People and Animals’ Venue:  Sam and Myra Ross Institute at Green Chimneys, in Brewster, New York