Eagle Mount’s Therapeutic Riding and Equine Assisted Activities Program is active year round in the Cyndi Fonda Therapeutic Riding Center. Our facility is a Premier Accredited Center (PAC) of the Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship – International. This distinction of excellence puts our program in the top 200 of over 850 member centers affiliated with PATH, ensures that all riding instructors are PATH Certified Instructors and that our volunteers are trained in every aspect of therapeutic riding with the emphasis on safety.
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Over 250 volunteers work with our therapy horses and participants to aid in providing safe, effective and fun lessons. All lessons are designed to meet the personal goals of our participants – whether they want to focus on improving their physical fitness, cognitive acuity or just to have fun. Riders may not exceed 200 pounds – this is to preserve the health of the horses and the safety of our volunteers. For those who exceed the weight limit there are several other fun and educational Equine Assisted Learning ground activities available, including barn management, horsemanship and Mini experience.
We are now accepting any registrations (non- Registered Instructors welcome) to audit only. We want this event to be beneficial and educational to as many as possible! Please let us know if you are interested by emailing or calling Katie Jacobson email@example.com or call 406-586-1781
We are happy to announce that we are hosting our first Eagle Mount Bozeman Instructor Enrichment Workshop this spring. This event will be held May 31st & June 1st at Eagle Mount Bozeman. This workshop is designed to enhance and build on your previous education as a Certified PATH Intl. Instructor. This is not a PATH Intl. event, but is geared to those who are already PATH Intl. Registered Level Instructors. We welcome Jenny Nell-Hartung (PATH Intl. Advanced Instructor & Mentor) as the facilitator for this workshop.
Join us as we pursue advancing and refreshing our skills and outlook to support our teaching, riders, volunteers and horses. Some topics we will address include lesson planning, teaching techniques and critical analysis of teaching skills. This workshop will be hands will real teaching feedback and roles plays. We look forward to learning from one another, in hopes of increasing our abilities to be confident, flexible, safe and effective instructors.
PATH Intl. (Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship) offers three levels of Instructor Certification for therapeutic riding: Registered, Advanced and Master. This Instructor On-Site Workshop and/or Certification is for the Registered Level.
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We will not be hosting this event this year. Please contact Rocky Mountain College, Billings, MT if you are interested in attending in Montana.
2018 Dates Available!
All Abilities Camps give our participants an opportunity to enjoy a horse camp setting outside of a regular session here at Eagle Mount. They are able to interact with a larger group of their peers and may have an opportunity for their siblings and friends to join them! Participants are involved in all kinds of horse activities, from riding and taking care of the barn to watching a the farrier work on horse’s hooves and learn how to read a horses vital signs. Games and crafts are always a must as well!
2018 Camp Dates and Times:
June 11-15: All day camp, 9:00-3:00 Intermediate (Middle/High School/Young Adult)
June 18-22: All day camp, 9:00-3:00 Beginner/Intermediate (Elementary/Middle School)
June 25-29: Half day camp, 9:00-12:00 Beginner/Intermediate (Elementary/Middle School)
Half day camp, 1:00-4:00 Beginner/Intermediate (Middle/High School)
August 6-10: All day camp, 9:00-3:00 Advanced (Middle/High School/ Young Adult)
Please Contact Maggee Harrison if interested in a camp. (406)586-1781 or firstname.lastname@example.org
CANCELLED!!! Please see the PATH Intl. website for other upcoming workshops. We are planning on hosting this event again next year.
Any questions? Please call Katie (406) 586-1781 or email email@example.com
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Are you are a lifelong horse person, riding instructor, educator, mental health professional or someone interested in serving in the Equine Facilitated Psychotherapy (EFP) and Equine Assisted Learning (EAL) field? If so you may benefit and further your career by attending this workshop. You may be able to receive professional continuing education hours as well.
This workshop and skills test is for those pursuing a certificate as a Equine Specialist in Mental Health in Learning through PATH Intl. (Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship)
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