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Do you need an instructor? Newly certified instructor looking for a position? Classified ads may be placed on this web site as well as in PATH Intl. Strides magazine. The current rate for classified ads is $1 per word. Your ad will run on the website for three months. If the position is filled prior to the ad's expiration date or if you need to change information in the ad, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. (Sorry, but there is no refund for unused months.) For information, download the Classified Ads form to purchase your ad.

Full-Time PATH Intl. Certified Instructor - FL

ISO a full-time PATH Intl. certified instructor for a Premier Accredited Center in Bradenton Florida. At least two years experience a plus. Experience running a Veteran’s Program would be an asset. Salary and benefits negotiable. Email resume with cover letter, including salary requirements to Rebecca Blitz, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Instructors FT & PT - TX

ManeGait Therapeutic Horsemanship, A PATH Intl. Premier Accredited Center, located in McKinney, TX, is seeking experienced instructors to teach our growing rider population. FT & PT positions available. FT position offers benefits including paid time off and full medical insurance coverage. Qualified candidates should email their resume to Sarah Dobbins, Program Director, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and visit www.manegait.org for more information.

Horse Program Director - MN

Heartland Girls Ranch has an opening for a Horse Program Director in our Horse Program. We serve female youth ages 12-21 with therapeutic services including equine programming. For more information on qualifications, wage and benefits please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and visit our website heartlandgirlsranch.org.

FT Instructor

CKRH seeks FT instructor for middle and high school students in our public school program.  Applicants should have experience in working with special education students as well as with horses. PATH Intl. certification not required but recommended. Questions and resumes can be directed to ." target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" data-auth="NotApplicable">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. More information at https://www.ckrh.org/employment/

Seeking Program Coordinator - LA

GaitWay is seeking a PATH Intl. Certified Instructor for a full-time Program Coordinator position in St. Gabriel, Louisiana. Core duties would include teaching and managing the lesson schedule. Management experience and/or interest in becoming a certified mentor are a plus. Please contact Alexandra Mounger: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Part-Time PATH Intl. Certified Instructor - VA

ISO a part-time PATH Intl. certified instructor for a Premier Accredited Center in Northern Virginia. 15-20 hours per week. At least two years experience. Please contact: Mary Vardi, Program Director, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Therapeutic Riding Instructor- Equine and Equipment Coordinator - TX

Equest in Dallas, TX, is searching for a full-time certified Therapeutic Riding Instructor. Candidate must have advanced riding skills and lesson teaching experience. This position also includes coordinating health and schooling for our equine herd as well as organizing the equipment used in lessons. Competitive salary with benefits. Team player with leadership skills, proficient in Microsoft Office Suite. PATH Intl. Advanced certification, ESMHL, and horse show experience a plus. www.equest.org for more information. Submit resume and references to Amy Causey at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Full-Time Certified Therapeutic Riding Instructor or Registered Therapist - TX

JoyRide Center, a growing Premier Accredited Center, located in Magnolia, TX northwest of Houston, seeks an experienced PATH Intl. Certified Instructor or Registered Therapist to join our dynamic team working week days and some evenings. Ideally the prospective candidate will have a sound knowledge of disabilities and excellent horsemanship skills in order to work within our bridge program between physical therapy and therapeutic riding. Experience running a Veteran’s Program would be an asset. Salary and benefits negotiable. Email resume with cover letter, including salary requirements to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Therapeutic Riding Instructor - ID

Swiftsure Ranch

Reports to: Program Manager

Category: Hourly  (Full-Time 40 hours week, year-round)                                                  

Pay Grade: $19.00 per hour to start 

Benefits:  Full-Time Instructors eligible for vacation and health care stipend

Position Summary:  

The Therapeutic Riding Instructor (TRI) develops and facilitates riding lessons for individuals or groups based on the rider’s specific need. TRI will have the responsibility to ensure the lessons are conducted in a safe, professional manner and will follow the appropriate skill progression process for each rider.  

Duties:

  • Expected to teach up to 6 hours of therapeutic riding lessons per day 
  • Research and understand disabilities of each rider that he/she is teaching
  • Communicate with rider, guardian or involved therapists to ensure needs are being met
  • Develop specific lesson plans for each rider which include goals, plans to reach goals and on-going assessment of goals
  • Conduct riding lessons that encourage independent riding through skill progression, strength building and building self-confidence while considering the physical, mental and cognitive abilities of the rider
  • Provide detailed record of rider requirements/needs, plans/goals and progress notes as required to ensure continuity of riding lessons and goal accomplishments
  • Work with assigned volunteers in a professional and appropriate manner and encourage the highest level of support from the volunteer
  • Assist with volunteer training as needed
  • Assist with special programs as needed
  • School horses as delegated and instructed by the Equine Manager (EM)
  • Mentor other instructors as delegated by the Lead Instructor (LI)
  • Other duties as assigned

Skills: 

  • Excellent horsemanship skills and the ability to articulate riding skills to riders
  • Have ability to understand a multitude of disabilities and the ability to research best practices for teaching to the rider’s specific needs
  • Understand safety issues/cautions when working with horses
  • Be a positive model of Swiftsure Ranch mission
  • Treat all individuals encountered at Swiftsure Ranch with dignity, respect, professionalism, and empathy (riders, volunteers, guests, other employees, etc.).
  • Ability to identify solution to problems with the whole picture in mind
  • Be an excellent listener and communicator, understanding that there are multiple ways to communicate and be able to modify teaching strategies to match each individual rider and their learning style
  • Be a positive leader and change agent, always looking for new ideas and teaching tools
  • Team player who is willing to cooperate and collaborate with coworkers and volunteers
  • Be able to organize and multi-task
  • Ability to plan and organize multiple lessons each day

Physical Requirement

  • Ability to physically handle horses and the required equipment
  • Ability to lift no less than 50 pounds
  • Ability to handle safety issues as they arise
  • Ability to be on feet and walk at least six hours a day
  • Ability to work in cold and hot environments
  • Ability to work in a dusty environment

Preferred Experience and Education:

  • PATH Intl. Registered Instructor – If not certified, work toward certification within one year of employment
  • Encouraged to strive for PATH Intl. Advanced Certification
  • Maintain First Aid/CPR (become certified as soon as possible after hire) 

Contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
(208) 578-9111 

Part-Time PATH Intl. Certified Instructor - TX

Campfire Creek Therapeutic Riding Center has a great opportunity for a part time PATH certified therapeutic riding instructor (equine conditioning/schooling experience is a plus). The center is located equal distance between Waco and Dallas, in Waxahachie, Texas. Possible full time hours available after evaluation period. Please contact us at (972) 937-7265 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Part-Time Instructor - Santa Ynez, CA

12-20 hours a week including Saturday mornings. PATH Intl. Certified and ES preferred but will train the right person. Fun atmosphere at a growing Premier Accredited Center. Please email resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Seeking MSW or LPC - ND

Home On The Range is a trauma-focused COA accredited 36-bed Qualified Residential Treatment program serving juveniles ages 12 to 19 for over 70 years. We are currently seeking a Master Level Social Worker (MSW) or Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) to practice in the scenic Badlands and work with adolescent boys and girls. Opportunities include working with a diverse population in a flexible, creative setting. The facility is a working ranch of 1,400 acres. Programs include equine assisted therapy treatment, canine assisted therapy treatment, and adventure therapy treatment. Home On The Range has clinicians certified in a number of equine modalities including EAGALA, Natural Lifemanship, and HEAL. We have worked jointly with the N011h Dakota State University (NDSU) in doing outcome studies of our equine program. We currently operate EAGALA groups, individual and family sessions, rhythmic riding, team driving, horse packing and horsemanship groups as key components in our equine assisted therapy programing. We also have a drug and alcohol program ran by two LACs. We use Risking Connections (RC) and Feedback Informed Treatment (FIT). To apply, please send a resume to Dr. Mel Rose, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or fax to: 701-872-3748. For more information, see our website: hotrnd.com

Part Time/ Full Time Certified Instructor

Inspiration Ranch is a PATH Intl. Premier Accredited Center, located in Magnolia, TX, seeking a Full Time or two Part Time PATH Intl. Certified Instructors. Email resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Instructor Needed - TX

Instructor needed for growing program in Helotes, TX. Must work evenings/weekends, have strong teaching/instructor background and be willing to become a PATH Intl. certified instructor. Contact Denise Reding at (21) 867-1188.

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