Equine-Stimulation Certification

Become a Certified Equine-Stimulation Professional today!

Our equine-stimulation Professional Training Series will train you in both theoretical and practical equine-stimulation techniques, and give you the confidence to start your own business today!

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We provide certification that is designed to provide comprehensive training for health professionals to become competent and effective practitioners of equine-stimulation

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Who Can Be Certified?

Health Professionals

It is recommended that health professionals have at least 2 years of clinical experience in their field both treating and handling patients and 2 years of horse handling experience. HTCC’s certification program focuses on occupational therapy, physical therapy, and speech-language therapy professionals; however, other professionals may join the training.

What’s Included In The Training?

Foundations I
  • Principles of equine-stimulation as a therapeutic modality
  • Recognize client responses
  • Patient evaluation
  • Clinical applications of equine-stimulation
  • Critical thinking skills essential for equine-stimulation
  • Safe and Effective Incorporation of equine-stimulation
  • How to incorporate equine-stimulation as a treatment tool
  • Equine movement and humans systems
  • Horse suitability and attributes in therapy
  • Horse selection and training
  • Safety procedures
  • Equine-stimulation team roles
  • Equine Knowledge
  • Manual of exercises which includes:
    – 12 ground-only ‘games’ and how to use them
    – 3 Group Therapy Plans
  • ​USB with the following:
    – all handouts from the training
    – useful handouts and homework for clients
    – helpful practice information
    – review of peer-reviewed research articles and current focuses of therapy
Foundations II
  • Equine-stimulation conceptual framework
  • 5 principles of equine-stimulation
  • Treatment planning and assessments
  • equine-stimulation activities to address specific patient impairments
  • How to identify if equine-stimulation is not the most effective therapeutic treatment
  • Equine-stimulation as a respite service
  • Best practices in equine-stimulation
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Refund Policy

$500 non-refundable administration fee

120+ days before date = 50% refunded (-$500)

90 days or less before training date = not refundable

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  • (647) 390-5397
  • office@horsetherapycanada.com
  • 15443 Ninth Line Stouffville, Ontario