Certification

NOTE: Certification program booklets are updated annually, effective January 1 of each year. It is the responsibility of the instructor candidate to ensure they have downloaded all current information about the certification processes, policies and procedures for the year in which they intended to complete certification.

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Interactive Vaulting Instructor

 

Application Booklet

Certification Booklet

Accommodations

Instructor Criteria

Policies and Procedures

Glossary

Code of Ethics

Annual Instructor Compliance - Online

Annual Instructor Compliance - Print

 

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NOTE: Certification program booklets are updated annually, effective January 1 of each year. It is the responsibility of the instructor candidate to ensure they have downloaded all current information about the certification processes, policies and procedures for the year in which they intended to complete certification.

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Therapeutic Driving Instructor

 

Application and Certification Booklet

Accommodations

Driving Level I Instructor Certification Criteria

Driving Level II Instructor Certification Criteria

Driving Resources

Policies and Procedures

Glossary

Code of Ethics

Annual Instructor Compliance - Print

Annual Instructor Compliance - Online

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  • Become a PATH Intl. Individual Member
  • Obtain Adult & Child CPR and basic First Aid Certifications (100% online courses will not be accepted. Most blended/hybrid courses are accepted.)
  • Submit Instructor Application with application fee
  • Locate a current PATH Intl. Certified Riding Professional to serve as your mentor.
    • Mentors are defined as any current PATH Intl. Certified Riding Professional. Verify your mentor’s instructor compliance by requesting to see a copy of his/her current Instructor Membership card or by contacting the PATH Intl. office. Mentored hours logged with a non-compliant PATH Intl. Riding Professional will NOT be accepted.
    • PATH Intl. Trained Mentors have attended additional PATH Intl. trainings and are considered to provide superior mentoring. For a list of PATH Intl. Trained Mentors, please visit the Find a Mentor page.

Within 12 MONTHS of submitting application

  • Complete the 3 on-line exams for the Pre-Certification Self-Assessment, Instructor Self-Study and PATH Intl. Standards Course (standards exams completed as part of in-person standards courses will also be accepted)
  • Submit Equine Management Skills Checklist
  • Receive your Instructor in Training (IT) Letter

Optional before you receive your IT Letter:

  • Audit an On-Site Registered Instructor Workshop (highly recommended before starting your teaching hours)
  • Supervised by a PATH Intl. Certified Riding Professional, start accruing hours teaching two or more riders with disabilities (25 hours minimum)

Within 12 MONTHS of receiving your IT Letter:

  • Supervised by a PATH Intl. Certified Riding Professional, complete 25 hours teaching two or more riders with disabilities
  • Attend a PATH Intl. On-site Workshop and Certification (OSWC)

NOTE: Certification program booklets are updated annually, effective January 1 of each year. It is the responsibility of the candidate to ensure they have downloaded all current information about the certification processes, policies and procedures for the year in which they intended to complete certification.

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Equine Specialist in Mental Health and Learning

 

Timeline and Roadmap

Application Booklet

Certification Booklet

Accommodations

Instructor Criteria

Policies and Procedures

Glossary

Code of Ethics

Annual Instructor Compliance - Online

Annual Instructor Compliance - Print

 

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NOTE: Certification program booklets are updated annually, effective January 1 of each year. It is the responsibility of the instructor candidate to ensure they have downloaded all current information about the certification processes, policies and procedures for the year in which they intended to complete certification.

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Therapeutic Riding Instructor

REGISTERED

The certification processes described in the booklets listed below will be available to instructor candidates through December 30, 2020. Applications for the PATH Intl. Registered Therapeutic Riding Instructor certification program must be received by PATH Intl. NO LATER than October 31, 2019.

ADVANCED

MASTER

Application Booklet

Certification Booklet

Accommodations

Instructor Criteria

Policies and Procedures

Glossary

Code of Ethics

The Compliance Process

Annual Instructor Compliance - Print

Annual Instructor Compliance - Online

Application Booklet

Certification Booklet

Accommodations

Instructor Criteria

Policies and Procedures

Glossary

Code of Ethics

The Compliance Process

Annual Instructor Compliance - Print

Annual Instructor Compliance - Online

 

Application Booklet

Certification Booklet

 

Instructor Criteria

Policies and Procedures

Glossary

Code of Ethics

The Compliance Process

Annual Instructor Compliance - Print

Annual Instructor Compliance - Online

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