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What is the St. Andrews Therapeutic Horsemanship Curriculum Like?


Students study a variety of disciplines in the Therapeutic Horsemanship program such as: health and physical education, anatomy and physiology, business and economics, equitation, psychology, and education, as well as specialized studies in therapeutic horsemanship. The Ride-Like-a-Knight TH program and internships in therapeutic horsemanship are important features of the curriculum.

Therapeutic Horsemanship curriculum includes:

Core

BIO 221 Human Anatomy and Physiology I
EQ 244 Stable Management
EQ 244L Stable Management
EQ 248 Basic Riding Instructor
EQ 248L Basic Riding Instructor
EQ 241 Horse Science 1
EQ 340 Equine Business Management
PSY 101 Introduction to Psychology
PSY 220 Child and Adolescent Psychology
SS 227 Community, Health, First Aid and CPR
SS 402 Exercise Physiology
SS 325 Kinesiology and Biomechanics
TH 155 Introduction to Therapeutic Horsemanship
TH 246 Principles of Therapeutic Horsemanship
TH 268 Training the TR Horse
TH 346 Advance Techniques in Therapeutic Horsemanship
TH 347 TH Program Management: Administration
TH 348 TH Program Management: Teaching

Capstone

TH 465 Therapeutic Horsemanship Issues and Ethics
TH 466 Survey of Specialties in Therapeutic Horsemanship
TH 495, 498, or 499 Senior Project (Internship, Guided Independent Study or Practicum)

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