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Certified Therapy Horse Association

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Membership Benefits/Certification


•    Quarterly newsletter on-line only
•    Recognition of certification in newsletter (horse and owner(s)/organization)
•    Recognition of Active Status on the register as a member and/or Certified and what Level of Certification. Accredited Facilities will also be listed as Active, Inactive or Suspended.
•    Approved Schools will be listed in the Registry for CE’s and Equine Counseling Approval. School recognition is given to those who chose to become members even if they are not approved; however, the approval status will be so noted.
•    CTHA certification and an opportunity to apply for accreditation for your organization.
•    Reinforced creditability and distinguished professionalism added to your practice.
•    Improving by participation the standards in the field of equine counseling.
•    Possible employment/independent contractor opportunities
•    Discounts on advertising in the CTHA newsletter.
•    Discounts from CTHA sponsors on equipment/supplies and future trainings.
•    5% Discount on CTHA certification and renewal only, if maintaining current membership with NARHA, EAGALA, PEGAGAS ECT or, other approved organizations.
•    Proceeds help provide NO COST Equine Counseling to Native American’s, Veteran’s, At Risk Youths, Low Income Children.
•    Proceeds help promote community outreach for NO COST and sliding scale to At Risk Youths and Low Income Children.
•    Proceeds help support Scientific Research, short-term and long-term, to promote credibility and outcome monitoring in this new approach in the field of Human Services.