CLINIC: The Hows and Whys of Safe, Professional Partnering with Equines
October 5 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm$375
The demand for therapy services incorporating equines, equine movement, and the equine environment in treatment is continually increasing in the East Valley. At Manes and Miracles alone there is a wait-list of over two dozen special needs children desiring to receive their OT, PT, or Speech therapies with these four-legged angels!
With that in mind, Manes and Miracles has partnered with Hoof Falls & Footfalls to present “Safe and Professional Partnering with Equines”. This 3 day, 15-hour course teaches the fundamentals of successfully incorporating the use of equines and the barn environment to PT, OT, and SLP professionals.
Taught by the founder of Hoof Falls & Footfalls, the course will be spread out over three days as follows:
- Friday, October 4 from 1:00 PM- 8:00 PM
- Saturday, October 5 from 9 AM- 3:00 PM
- Friday, October 11 from 1 PM- 8:00 PM
Participants will learn:
-Why the horse is such a valuable partner
-Safety around equines
-Basic horse handling and grooming
– Horse and rider biomechanics
– Equine conformation and movement
– How equipment impacts the horse and human
– Horse/rider/ equipment pairing
– Safe, mechanically sound mounting and dismounting
– Incorporating volunteers
– Therapy vs. therapeutic
– Appropriate terminology and marketing
Each day will cover 5 hours of course work and a one-hour meal break. One meal will be provided each day during that break. Attendees of all 15 hours will receive a certificate of course completion.
*Learn more about Saebra Pipoly, our course instructor at https://hooffallsandfootfalls.com/about/
**This clinic may meet continuing education requirements for a variety of healthcare professionals. Please refer to your licensing organization’s requirements for continuing education.