Cheff Center: Augusta MI



Potential Students and Parents

Instructor Boot Camp

July 16th - July 18th, 2017

Join us for an intense three day refresher course designed for the beginning therapeutic riding instructor. Topics will include everything from volunteers, to horses, to lesson development and riding skills. Participants will have opportunites to try out new techniques while interacting with real clients, engage in Q&A with industry professionals, and get a fresh look at the profession as a whole. Boot Camp openings will be limited to the first 6 applicants to allow for maximum benefit. 

Cost: $300/participant - does not include lodging

To Register, click HERE

About the instructor:

Kim Berggren is a PATH Intl. Advanced Level
Instructor with over 20 years' experience in the Equine Assisted Activities and Therapies industry.

As Lead Instructor and Education
Coordinator for the Cheff Therapeutic Riding Center in Augusta, MI, Kim juggles her time and talents between the classroom and the arena.

Completely committed to the field, she has held PATH titles such as State Chair, Region Representative, and MOC Chair. Currently, she functions as a certified
Mentor, Site Visitor, Standards Course Faculty/Evaluator, Registered Level Instructor Evaluator, and has her certified Advanced Instructor Evaluator status. She can also be found serving on PATH International's board of directors and PATH's Governance Committee.

Cheff News

Testimonial Tuesday: Meet Natalie

Everyone who comes to Cheff has a unique experience that oftentimes has far reaching effects.  Today, we'd like to highlight Natalie. 

Natalie is currently our youngest client at the Cheff Center- begining her journey at only 14 months.  Click the link below to read her mom's thoughts on the experience. 

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Birthday Blessings

Since 2005, volunteer extraordinaire Kathy Keelan Pew, has donated her birthday to the Cheff (Ride-a-Thon) - to the tune of nearly $15,000 ($2,475 in 2016 alone!)
Each year, Kathy requests that if her friends and family wish to do something for her in honor of her birthday, that they support her in our Ride-A-Thon.

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What People Are Saying

The Cheff Center has done wonders for Summer’s confidence. It truly is a magical place to instill such happiness and feelings of success for these children.
- Cheff Parent

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