PATH – Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship International

PATH Intl. Premiere Accredited Center A member center that has been successfully evaluated to be in compliance with PATH Intl. standards. New Day received their Premiere Accreditation status in 2012 and remains current.

PATH Intl. Certified Instructor – An instructor of therapeutic horsemanship who is certified by PATH Intl. at the Registered, Advanced or Master level.  Certified instructors have completed specialized educational training to ensure competency in the areas of disabilities, recreational therapeutic activities, instructional abilities, horsemanship and equine safety. New Day has 5 Registered Instructors.   Specialty certifications are offered in expanded areas.  New Day has 3 instructors that have a specialty certification as an Equine Specialist in Mental Health and Learning.

PATH Intl. Registered Therapist – A licensed therapist or therapist assistant (PT, OT, SLP, COTA, PTA) who has registered with PATH Intl. upon completion of the American Hippotherapy Association, Inc. approved hippo therapy coursework and the requisite number of hours of practice in hippo therapy.