Commitment to Excellence
The Certified Horsemanship Association (http://cha-ahse.org and www.CHA instructors.com) is one of America’s largest non-university-based equine education providers.
The 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization — which was founded in 1967 and will celebrate its 50th year of service in 2017 — has chosen as its slogan: “CHA changes lives through safe experiences with horses.” The group calls this its “Why Statement,” emphasizing why those involved in the equine industry can have full confidence in what CHA represents.
CHA has set as its purpose: “To promote excellence in safety and education for the benefit of the entire horse industry.” Continuing from this purpose, the mission statement reads: “This is accomplished by certifying instructors, accrediting equine facilities, producing educational conferences and publishing educational resources such as horsemanship man-
CHA offers instruction in equine-facility management, allowing certified individuals to manage barn facilities of all types. ANN SWINKER PHOTO