PATH Intl. Registered Level On Site Workshop/Certifications

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on site workshop/certifications

Cheff is proud to be a partner with PATH International as an advocate of continued education for Therapeutic Riding. Because we feel strongly that quality education and appropriate certification standards for instructors are essential, Cheff offers PATH International On Site Registered Level Instructor Certification Workshops, Certifications, and  Prep Clinics bi annually.


September 12th - 15th (Registration Deadline: August 11th)

2018 Dates


Workshop Only .............................................................................. $400*
Certification Only............................................................................$400*
Workshop & Certification Testing....................................................$775*

* Fees include lunches

Late Fee:

A Late Fee of $25 will be required for registrations received after the deadline

Optional Fees:

Lodging at:

Candlewood Suites 

*** Mention Cheff Center at the hotel listed above for our special corporate rate!***

Thursday Night Practice Ride .......................................................$35

Refunds will be given up to one week prior to the workshop/certification minus an administration fee of $100. No refunds will be given the week of the certification.

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Topics Covered

The 2 ½ day workshop is open to PATH members 18 years of age or older. Some topics covered include:

  • Disabilities
  • Task analysis
  • Horse analysis/equipment
  • Learning styles
  • Goals and objectives
  • Mounting and dismounting
  • Qualities of an instructor
  • Lesson plans
  • Volunteers
  • Teaching techniques/demos
  • Riding skills (videos)
  • Skill progression

Workshop


Certification testing for the Registered Level consists of successfully completing a riding pattern* and teaching a 20 minute class. Contact PATH International at 1-800-369-7433 or go to their website at www.pathintl.org to obtain the Registered Instructor Certification Program booklet which contains all information necessary information and the application form. You will receive a more detailed description of Phase One and Phase Two of the certification process when you apply for Certification.

* Cheff has set a candidate weight limit of 225 lbs. - If you are over 225 lbs. please complete your horse experience form, including a short video of your riding; demonstrating walk, trot, and canter in your preferred seat.  We may be able to accommodate you. 

testing


  • Submitted the Registered Instructor Certification Application, fee, and copies of current CPR and First Aid cards to PATH International
  • Completed and passed the PATH International Instructor Standards Course (score of 90% or better) and the PATH International Instructor Self-Study Course (score of 92% or better.)
  • Completed at least 25 hours teaching therapeutic riding lessons under the guidance of a PATH Certified Instructor
  • Received your confirmation of Instructor-In-Training status letter prior to our due date (TBA closer to certification clinic)*

* You must provide us with a copy of your Confirmation of Instructor-In-Training status letter with your registration and payment in order to attend

Pre-requisites 


Space in the Workshop & Certification will be limited and fills quickly. Registrations will be accepted in the order received and a waiting list kept when capacity is reached. You will receive your Phase Two Packet with candidate forms and lodging information after your Registration, Confirmation of Instructor-In-Training status letter and payment are received.

SEPTEMBER DEADLINE:  August 11th

Register

Workshop only Attendees: Return Cheff Registration form and a copy of your PATH International membership card.  Fill out the Horse Experience form if you plan to ride (for the practice ride.)

Workshop/Certification Candidates: Return Cheff Registration form, a copy of your PATH International Instructor-In-Training (IT) letter, your PATH International membership card, and front & back copies of your CPR and First Aid cards.  Fill out the online horse experience form.

Certification Only Candidates: Return Cheff Registration form, and copies of your PATH International Instructor-In-Training (IT) letter, On-Site Workshop Certificate, your PATH International membership card, and front & back copies of your CPR and First Aid cards.  Fill out the online horse experience form.

Mail the above with full payment to:

Cheff Therapeutic Riding Center
Jane Kalin, PATH International Workshop/Certification Coordinator
8450 North 43rd St
Augusta, MI 49012

For any questions feel free to call or email Jane at 269.731.4471 or jane@cheffcenter.org