How to Become Certified
cational foundation that I will continue to build on in years to come, not to mention a certification!”
“Certification validates an individual’s knowledge and abilities with concrete, proven evaluation methods. On the individual’s part, it also shows a commitment to professional standards,” notes Landwehr.
“The process involves being evaluated by two CHA Certified Clinicians in a multiday certification clinic,” she explains. “You’ll participate in teaching lessons, conducting workshops, performing skills demonstrations, and even completing written tests. Topics include things like risk-management, teaching techniques, and professionalism. It’s a very comprehensive evaluation.”
Candidates must be a minimum age, depending on what they’re being certified to do. They must be able to work with horses and people, and assume responsibility for the safety and education of groups of horses and people. The best candidates are well-organized and clear communicators. TTR