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Eligibility Requirements

Instructor Training Candidates must:

  • be at least 18 years of age for Registered Certification
  • be at least 21 years of age for Advanced Certification
  • have Adult and Child CPR and First Aid certification
  • be a current PATH Intl. member in good standing
  • have sufficient horse handling experience and working knowledge to be able to competently work around a large number of horses, keeping both people and horses safe
  • have sufficient riding experience to be able to safely walk, trot and canter/lope with proficiency on a variety of school horses
  • have a strong desire to work with students with emotional, learning, physical and cognitive challenges
  • be physically and educationally able and motivated to work hard
  • be personally able to be a healthy, contributing and strong team member
  • have good people skills with the ability to work with a large number of people with differing abilities, outlooks and experiences