PATH Intl. Centers

About PATH Intl. Member Centers

There are more than 850 Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship International (PATH Intl.) Member Centers in the United States and around the world providing equine-assisted activities and therapies. These member centers range from small, one-person programs to large operations with several certified instructors and licensed therapists.  In addition to therapeutic horsemanship, a center may offer any number of equine-assisted services (EAS), including hippotherapy, equine-assisted mental health, equine-assisted learning, driving, interactive vaulting, trail riding, competition or groundwork.

Participants and their families can be confident that PATH Intl. Member Centers and Professionals deliver safe, effective EAS programing.

  • PATH Intl. provides industry standards in the areas of center administration, facility safety, equine welfare and activities. PATH Intl. Member Centers and Certified Professionals sign an annual statement of compliance that they follow and abide by PATH Intl. Standards. Click here to see a summary of PATH Intl. Standards.
  • PATH Intl. Premier Accredited Centers are member centers that have voluntarily elected to have a site visit to ensure that they meet PATH Intl. Standards.
  • Sessions at PATH Intl. Member Centers are supervised by PATH Intl. Certified Professionals who have undergone a stringent certification process and possess a strong equine background as well as an understanding of various disabilities.

Click here to learn more about choosing a PATH Intl. Member Center and other helpful parent resources.

Click here to find a PATH Intl. Member Center.

Click here for more information about joining PATH Intl. as a member center or starting an equine-assisted activities and therapies program.



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