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Certified Therapy Horse Association

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Operations of the Organization


Our operations include, but are not limited to: certification of therapy horses or (CTH) a process of extensive documentation, training, inspections, health and feed records, veterinarian approval, and work/training outside of counseling. The horse must have 50 hours of documented EAT/EAC sessions by an approved equine specialist/horse professional. Accreditation (NACPET) and dual accreditation (NACPET & CTHA) for facilities utilizing certified staff and/or horses is also available. Annual membership and liability insurance is required for all certified professionals; and these funds help with the operations of the organization, including appropriating grants to other organizations for equine services
growth, scientific research, no cost services to at risk youth, veterans, Native Americans, and low income children.