Texas Tech University



ANSC 3309 Introduction to Hippotherapy

This course is an interdisciplinary overview of hippotherapy as a therapeutic tool for persons with physical and cognitive disabilities. Students work with physical, occupational and speech therapists and PATH, Intl. therapeutic riding instructors.

ANSC 4305 Principles of Therapeutic Riding

Students work with PATH, Intl. instructors to learn how to teach therapeutic riding lessons. This course helps prepare students to become PATH, Intl. certified instructors.

ANSC 4000 Internship

Students can work on obtaining their teaching hours under a certified therapeutic riding instructor. They can also work in the office and see the behind the scenes action of running an equine assisted therapy center.  

Graduate Courses

ANSC 5000 Internship

ANSC 5305 Advanced Therapeutic Riding

**These courses help fulfill requirements for the therapeutic option of the Equine Certificate offered in the animal science department.

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Therapeutic Riding Center