Thursday, April 25, 2013

Therapeutic Horsemanship Workshop Set

North Dakota State University and Riding on Angels' Wings (ROAW) are co-hosting a Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship International workshop on June 20-22 at NDSU and a certification program June 22-23 at ROAW.

The workshop is the first of its kind to be held in this region and is open to anyone interested in learning more about equine-assisted activities and

ROAW, of rural
Felton, Minn., is a therapeutic horseback riding program and member of Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship International (PATH Intl.). PATH Intl. promotes excellence in the field of equine-assisted activities and therapies through instructor education, center accreditation, educational opportunities and advocacy work.

NDSU partners with ROAW and
PATH Intl. to offer minor and certificate programs in therapeutic horsemanship.

The early registration deadline for the workshop is May 17. Participants are not required to pursue certification.

For additional information about this workshop, contact Erika Berg, an assistant professor of Equine Science in NDSU's Animal Sciences Department, at or (701) 231-9611.