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AHCB, AHA, NARHA, HPCS

American Hippotherapy Certification Board


Examination(s)
Certification Examination in the Clinical Specialty of Hippotherapy 
Hippotherapy Certification Examination-Entry Level 
AHCB Website
http://www.americanhippotherapyassociation.org
Certification Examination in the Clinical Specialty of Hippotherapy
Application Deadline
Examination Date  
12/31/2013 2/1/2014 - 2/15/2014
6/30/2014 8/2/2014 - 8/16/2014
Eligibility
  1. Currently licensed or certified to practice as a physical therapist, occupational therapist, or speech and language pathologist in the United States or the equivalent in other countries.
  2. At least three years of full time or the equivalent (6,000 hours) experience in the practice of physical therapy, occupational therapy, or speech and language pathology.
  3. A minimum of 100 hours of one-on-one direct treatment in hippotherapy practice within the three years prior to certification application deadline. Please note that treatment experience that is part of an educational course does not qualify for this eligibility requirement.
  4. Experienced and comfortable working with horses. Independent riding ability.
  5. Completion and filing of Application for the Certification Examination in the Clinical Specialty of Hippotherapy.
  6. Payment of required fees.
Fee(s)
AHA Members $275.00
Non-AHA Members $375.00
Regional Testing Center(s)
It will be offered at PSI testing centers. Click here to search for the site nearest you.

NOTE: You will not be able to select a testing center on the PSI site prior to receiving confirmation that you are registered for a certification exam.
 
 
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Certification Examination in the Clinical Specialty of Hippotherapy

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Hippotherapy Certification Examination-Entry Level
Application Deadline
Examination Date  
4/1/2014 5/10/2014 - 5/24/2014
9/1/2014 10/11/2014 - 10/25/2014
Eligibility
  1. Be currently licensed or certified to practice as a physical therapist, physical therapist assistant, occupational therapist, occupational therapist assistant, or speech and language pathologist in the United States or the equivalent in other countries.
  2. Have at least one year of full-time or the equivalent (2,000 hours) experience in the practice of physical therapy, occupational therapy, or speech and language pathology.
  3. Have completed American Hippotherapy Association (AHA) Level I and II equine skills and treatment principles courses or equivalent graduate level courses.
  4. Have a minimum of 25 hours of one-on-one direct patient treatment using hippotherapy prior to the application deadline. Please note that treatment experience that is part of an educational course or mentoring process does not qualify for this eligibility requirement.
  5. Be experienced and comfortable working with horses and can ride safely and independently at the walk and trot.
  6. Agree to abide by the AHCB Testing Agreement.
  7. Complete and file Application for the Hippotherapy Certification Examination-Entry Level.
  8. Pay required fees.
Fee(s)
AHA Members $250.00
Non-AHA Members $350.00
Regional Testing Center(s)
It will be offered at PSI testing centers. Click here to search for the site nearest you.

NOTE: You will not be able to select a testing center on the PSI site prior to receiving confirmation that you are registered for a certification exam.
Handbook and Application Request

Hippotherapy Certification Examination-Entry Level

Click here to Download the Handbook and Application Now!

If you don't have Adobe Acrobat Reader,
click here for FREE download.

GET FREE ADOBE ACROBAT READER!

Receive Handbook and Application via Regular Mail.
      Note:  Allow 2-3 weeks for delivery.


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