Common Diagnosis & Implications for EAAT

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1 Hour of Learning!

Continuing Education Information: Completing all parts of this presentation will result in the member completing 1 hour of education that focuses on learning more information and precautions and contraindications of diagnoses commonly seen in EAATs.

About this Webinar:

This webinar will provide a background of information on a select group of diagnoses most commonly seen in EAAT (spinal cord injuries, cerebral palsy, autism, down syndrome). You can expect to gain an understanding of how each diagnosis impacts the body as well as precautions and contraindications for each as they pertain to equine activities. Complete with case studies to help apply knowledge for use in your program.


  • Identify common diagnoses seen in therapeutic riding programs
  • Review precautions and contraindications for each diagnoses as defined by PATH Intl.
  • Discuss two Case Studies for further application

Presented by Kaiti King, OTD, OTR/L – HETRA Occupational Therapist 

Kaiti King is an occupational therapist with a background in pediatric clinical therapy, focusing primarily on sensory dysfunction and behavior modification. She obtained her doctorate degree from Creighton University, completing her capstone research on “Animal Assisted Therapy’s Impact on Functional Participation”. She is a clinical practitioner in hippotherapy and is currently working toward her certification as a Certified Riding Instructor. 

This webinar was produced by HETRA University

At HETRA, we are committed to providing high-quality education and programming to our participants and community, but that commitment isn’t restricted to the boundaries of the HETRA campus. Now, our Instructors and Therapists can share their wealth of knowledge with you in your very own home! Through these online materials, HETRA can continue to teach and serve our community regardless of the obstacles that are preventing our community from coming out to the barn. Please take a moment to explore some of the great content our staff have put together for you, and let us know what other topics you’d like us to cover!