Born2Be Therapeutic Equestrian Center
                   A  P.A.T.H. Premier Accredited Center

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PATH Intl. Instructor Workshop and On-Site Registered Instructor Certification

November 14 - 17, 2018 at Born 2 Be Therapeutic Equestrian Center

Note NEW LOCATION: 9316 Waide Rd., Sanger, TX 76266

INSTRUCTOR WORKSHOP -- Limited to 25 Attendees – Cost $425 ($400 with early registration)

The PATH Intl. Instructor Workshop will be held on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, November 14 - 16, 2018. The workshop is open to anyone interested in gaining or improving their knowledge and skills as a therapeutic riding instructor. PATH individual membership is required. Topics covered:

   * Disabilities                                                           * Equipment

   * Teaching theory, methodology and techniques   * Mounting techniques

  * Horse analysis                                                      * Adapted equipment / Volunteer management 

To register, complete and send the attached Registration form (photocopies ok) with your fee payable to Born 2 Be TEC.
If paying by credit card, visit our web site OSWC page and use the GiveDirect button and the OSWC Form.

CERTIFICATION -- Limited to 10 Attendees – Cost $325 ($300 with early registration)

The Registered Instructor Certification will be held on the evening of November 16 and November 17. Candidates who wish to apply for this on-site certification should:

  • Complete and send to Born 2 Be TEC.:

1) This Registration Form

2) Fee payable to Born 2 Be Therapeutic Equestrian Center If paying by credit card, visit our web site OSWC
page and use the GiveDirect button and the OSWC form. You must also check the box to include the
processing fee.

3) A copy of your “Confirmation of Instructor-In-Training” status letter from PATH.
4) Copy of your current PATH membership card
5) Copies of your current CPR & First Aid cards

The Phase II Packet will be sent at upon receipt of your Registration form, required documents listed and payment.
Completed Phase II deadline: October 15, 2018.

  • Certification Candidates must attend the workshop on the 14th, 15th and 16th or have proof of attendance at a previous PATH Registered Instructor Workshop within the last twenty-four months.
  • Candidates will be required to ride the riding demonstration pattern on the afternoon/evening of November 16th. You may choose between Western and English tack for the riding pattern outlined in the application materials. You have the choice of riding a Born 2 Be horse or bringing your own. If you plan to ride a Born 2 Be horse, please note that the weight limit is 200 lbs. If bringing a horse, proof of negative Coggins and a stall fee will be required.
  • On Certification Day, November 17th, Candidates will be required to prepare a lesson plan and teach a class of two riders who have mild physical and/or cognitive disabilities. Class assignments will be given the evening before to allow review of paperwork and preparation of lesson plans.
  • An optional practice ride is offered to Candidates only. The ride will be Thursday evening. It is a ride to become familiar with the horse assigned for the riding test. It is not a lesson and will be supervised by Born 2 Be instructors. You will be allowed to walk/trot/canter in each direction. Once achieved, the ride is over. The ride will be 20 minutes or less.

Evaluators: Eileen Leek & Katy Mead


Hotel information, maps to hotels and our site and other information will be provided upon receipt of all registration requirements. You will need to make your own travel arrangements and hotel reservation.

For More Information: Contact Mary Gwinner at Born 2 Be TEC

Phone 940-595-8200 Fax to 817-887-1869 Email: