Nederlandse Stichting Helpen met Paarden  Equitherapie
 

Allocation of trainings hours

Allocation of hours

A total of 600 training hours are required before the diploma can be awarded by SHP-E(NL). These are allocated as follows:

  

 

Course

hours

 

To take place during

Allocation

Function

16

Introductory workshop

Workshop theory practice

Course introduction

What can I expect, what is expected of me?

135

Foundation course 1st phase

  

Course hours and supervision within the 9 weekend modules

  

Acquiring knowledge

Learning

Putting into practice

Personal process

Contact with equitherapists

Group dynamics

16

Exam modules

  

Supervision and evaluation, learning process based on exam modules

  

What have I learnt, what do I still need to learn? Overview of first year

40

Practical project 1st phase

 To be performed at student's own discretion with intervision partner.

 Supervision and support during foundation course

Independently prepare, implement and evaluate a short course of equitherapy with horse and client based on first year of training

30

Assignments and exercises

To be performed at student's own discretion with intervision partner.

 Support during foundation course

Integration of knowledge and reading into own system, examination of personal and group dynamics. Where can improvements be made?

135

Foundation course 2nd phase

  

Course hours and supervision within the 9 weekend modules

  

As in the first year, but now based on chosen specialisation and working practice and incorporating own integrative method of equitherapy.

16

Exam modules

  

Supervision and evaluation with exam module

  

Do[U.T.2]  I know enough and am I sufficiently prepared and capable of working independently with horse and client?

Where do I stand after 2 years of training and where would I like to be?

Self-reflection

40

  

Practical project 2nd phase

  

To be performed at student's own discretion with intervision partner

  

As in the first year but now based on the requirements of the second year. Integration of supervision and intervision in personal therapy concept

20

Practical project, training

  

To be performed at student's own discretion with intervision partner

  

Gaining inspiration from the work of experienced colleagues and learning from peer-assisted intervision exercises

30

Assignments and intervision

  

To be performed at student's own discretion with intervision partner

  

As in the first year but based more on specialisation and cooperation with colleagues and other disciplines

32

Extra riding modules

  

4 day modules which must be completed during the two-year training course

  

Topping up the riding diploma with subjects that have not been covered there but which are important for equitherapists.

90

Riding diploma, vaulting, basic riding course for equitherapists

  

At least 8 training days with exercises and practical sessions at a vaulting club. On completion of course students receive a KNHS[1]  diploma.

  

Ability to train and instruct the therapy horse responsibly and to work with riders and vaulters in accordance with training methods and systematic movement theory

  

600

  

Total

Independent study and time-tabled hours