Konferencja / Conference
Kielce 2018

23 września 2011


The Hellenic Association For Therapeutic Riding (ELETHIP ) organizes a four-day international seminar of therapeutic riding – level I.

Date – December 2011, 12th to 15th , 9.00 to 18.00 hours
Place – Athens, Greece
Venue – Markopoulo Olympic Equestrian Centre

Tutors – prof. Ann O’Shalie (USA)
Gisela H.Rhodes, executive director FRDI (USA)
Irene Kapari, PT NDT-Bobath (Greece)

Scientific Seminar Leader – Irene Kapari
Seminar Secretary – Vera Xirouxaki

The seminar will provide both theoretical part and workshop.
It is the first of the three levels course that will be conducted within 12 to 18 months in Athens.

Certificate of Attendance
Upon completion of all three levels (I,II & III), participants will be provided with a certification of therapeutic riding specialist by the international organization ‘Pennsylvania Council On Therapeutic Horsemanship’, which is seated in USA and has an international recognition.

Certified physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech-therapists, special education teachers, social workers, doctors, physical educators for people with special needs, psychologists and riding instructors.

Anyone who is interested in therapeutic riding (other specialties, students, parents, organisations, etc.)

Number of participants : group of 20 persons (maximum)
Number of observers : group of 20 persons (maximum)

Deadline for applications – October 31st, 2011
Application form at - www.elethip.gr - seminars
(Applicants should provide a short curriculum vita with their application.)

The selected persons will be contacted by email or phone.
They will then have to deposit €150,00, received by November 12th 2011 as an advance, in order to confirm their participation.

Participation fee, level I – participants : €450,00
observers : €150,00

The participation fees include coffee, water, soft drinks, lunch, as well as informative material.
Hotel reservations at reduced prices available.
Participants and observers who need accommodation should note it on their application.

Please send your applications to - info@elethip.gr - FAX 0030 210 21 35 682
tel. - +30 210 66 28 361 & +30 6977 20 11 86
Federation For The Disabled International (FRDI) –
www.frdi.uk – international calendar
Hellenic Association For Therapeutic Riding (ELETHIP) –
www.elethip.gr – seminars
facebook – elethip, Irene Kapari

The agenda of the seminar will be sent by email to all participants and observers on early December.

A few words about the tutors

prof. Ann O’Shalie

Therapeutic Riding Instructor Levels I, II & III
Animal/Equine Science
Associate Professor at Wilson College
Executive Committee Member of FRDI
Board Vice President of North America Riding For The Disabled Association (NARHA)
Has a 25 year teaching experience, with many seminars and presentations on therapeutic riding in USA and abroad, as well as honorary distinctions.

Gisela H.Rhodes

Executive Director of FRDI
Advanced Therapeutic Riding Instructor
Interactive Vaulting Instructor
Master of Arts in Education
Has a 20 year experience on the therapeutic riding, in Germany and USA, with many presentations, works and writing. she has also an important experience on the administrative level of international therapeutic riding organizations.

Irene Kapari

Representative of The Hellenic Association For Therapeutic Riding (ELETHIP)
Physiotherapist specialised in Neurodevelopmental Treatment (NDT-Bobath)
Therapeutic Riding Specialist
National Classifier for athletes with disabilities in riding
Dressage athlete
Has a 10-year experience on the rehabilitation of children and adults with dysfunctions, as a therapeutic riding specialist, and as a pediatric collaborator.