Nederlandse Stichting Helpen met Paarden  Equitherapie

4th Meeting of Partners at HippoCampus

Leonardo Da Vinci Project

A European qualification framework for practice and training in Animal Mediated Assistance and Therapy (AMAT)

4th Meeting of Partner Organizations 7th - 9th october 2011
organized by
SHP Nederlandse Stichting Helpen met Paarden - Equitherapie
in cooperation with the trainings centre HippoCampus Cranendonk The Netherlands


photos of this meeting

List of participants 4th meeting

plattegrond SHP


Find here the invitation , timetable and registration and travelling information
For the programme for the pre-programme on  friday 7 october please scroll further on this page

With this form you can register for the Meeting at SHP and for the hotel reservation directly with
Golden Tulip Hotel Jagershorst
Valkenswaardseweg 44, 5595XB Leende
0031 88-1188820
SHP centre HippoCampus
De Bult 2, 6027 RG Soerendonk
0031 495 453757

Friday, 7 October 10.30-18.00


Aim: Introduction to the working methods of the SHP and training Equitherapie (SHP) and the certification system for quality assurance. Initial discussion with other colleagues (from the countries: France, Poland, Slovakia, Belgium Germany) about the differences and similarities of training in the expectation of our organizations to develop the EU framework.
  • Guided tour around horses and training centre.
  • How are the (trainings/ and therapy) horses living
  • Training of the therapy horses
  • Let's see what the therapy horses in the Netherlands have to know according to our therapy model .
  • Equestrian , techniques we use to help the client during his process
  • Power Point Presentation about the relationship and shape-countershape- triangle and its use in the education of therapists and the therapeutic process itself.
  • Overview of the training and the profile of the SHP Equitherapeut
  • Self Experience exercises and vaulting exercises and Ulrike Equitherapeuten
  • Exercise and working model during the introductory workshop for selection of students for the Equitherapist's training.
  • The approach of supervision and peer supervision, groups process and developing the relationship with the horse during the two years of training within the SHP. concept of Equitherapy.
  • Discussion of students SHP with colleagues and partners about similarities and differences of approaches in different organizations in different countries and conditions.
  • An analysis is made for review by Ulrike. It will be used in the project