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Pegasus Therapeutic Riding Academy, Inc.

GUARDIAN PROFILE - Last Updated: 06/27/2017

I. GOVERNANCE, MANAGEMENT & CONFLICT OF INTEREST

Staff:

Chief Staff Officer:  Barbara Wertheimer

Employees:   Full-Time:  3  Part-Time:  9  Volunteers:  200

Does your organization utilize a management company for management and administration? No

Describe your training process for employees and volunteers and the types of human resource documents used in your organization including job descriptions, evaluations, etc. Employees - training period prior to assumption of duties, Employment Agreement, job description, annual evaluation, criminal and child abuse checks, conflict of interest forms,liability and medical releases, confidentiality policy;
Volunteers - registration forms, criminal and child abuse checks,liability and medical releases, confidentiality policy, orientation and training session, ongoing training with clinics and one on one instruction, Volunteer Handbook;

Governing Body:

Board meetings per year:  8

Number of Board Members:  12  Number of Voting Board Members:  12

Board Compensation:

Is Board Chair compensated?  No  Is Treasurer compensated?  No

Are there any other Voting Board Members that are compensated?  No

Board Relationships:

Are any members of the Board or Staff related to each other through family or business relationships? No

Board Affiliations:

Are any Board members or Staff associated with and/or compensated by another organization with a relationship or business affiliation to your organization? No

Conflict of Interest:

Does your organization have a written conflict of interest policy and regularly and consistently monitor and enforce compliance with the policy, including requiring officers, directors or trustees, and key employees to disclose annually interests that could give rise to conflicts?  Yes


II. PROGRAMS

1. What percent of your total programs and services are horse-related? 100

2. Describe your specific horse-related programs services or activities:
     Therapeutic riding; Therapeutic riding autism program; Equine Assisted Learning after school program; Senior Saddles for riders 55+; Summer program incorporating therapeutic riding and EAL for hearing impaired children; EAL summer program for children with multiple disabilities from residential program; Work to Ride program for volunteers as exercise riders.

3. Enter the total number of facilities/locations where the horses used in the conduct of your horse-related programs are housed and cared for: 1

4. Describe your non-horse-related programs, services or activities you provide, including those involving other animals. none

5. Does your organization operate programs involved with animals other than horses?  No



III. POLICIES

1. Describe your equine management philosophies, practices, policies and operations with respect to the use of the horses in your program, including the rehabilitation and retraining (if applicable), ongoing training, schooling and exercising plan for each horse and your policy as to the number and condition of the horses accepted by your organization. 
     The overall Pegasus equine management philosophy is simple: a happy horse is a safe horse. Each horse has a designated plan to ensure its personal happiness and well being in the program on a continual basis. This begins with determining an individualized weight limit for each equine based on the horse's height, weight, age, and breed. A specialized exercise program is created for each horse that includes riding under the supervision of the Equine Trainer and unmounted activities to stimulate mental acuity such as clicker training. No horse is permitted to work more than two hours per day in therapeutic lessons and may only have one training session per day. Each horse has a journal that all staff and volunteers are required to make daily entries in order to track behaviors. The number of horses is limited by our turnout space. We have eight separate turnout areas that are used by 14 horses. Most horses are turned out with a compatible horse.

2. Describe how your horses are acquired (adoption, seizure, surrender, donation, purchase, auction sale, retirement). 
     Our horses are acquired through donation, purchase, adoption or free lease. All horses are taken on a 60 day trial basis.

3. Describe under what circumstances horses leave your organization. Please describe in detail your horse adoption/fostering practices and procedures including any recruitment initiatives you have to attract potential adopters. Please include your policies and practices with respect to horses that are no longer useful or manageable and horses that need to be retired. 
     All horses that are no longer suitable for the program are found new homes. This includes horses that need to be retired or horses that are no longer suitable/manageable for therapeutic riding or equine assisted learning programs. The program director uses her extensive network of equine contacts to find new homes for these horses.

4. For new horses, describe your initial assessment process for each horse (i.e. physical examination, test ride, health record, Coggins test, quarantine, veterinary consult, etc.). 
     New horses undergo a site visit which includes a physical examination of body condition and lameness by the Program/Equine Director and the Equine Trainer. The horse is also ridden by the Equine Trainer to assess the horse's willingness to work, its level of training and soundness at the walk, trot and canter. The horse will also replicate a number of situations that would be part of its daily routine as a therapy horse, e.g. being led by a handler and having side walkers.The horse is also tested to see its reaction to new stimuli. The horse's temperament is assessed to make sure the horse is confident, gentle, does not spook easily, and is overall easygoing. Additionally, the health records are reviewed. If the horse passes all of these tests and assessments, it is then brought to Pegasus for a a 60 day trial. Once the horse is brought to the Pegasus facility, it is quarantined for one week. During this time, a veterinary consult will be conducted before the horse is brought into the main barn and has any contact with the other horses. While on trial the horse will also be assessed by our farrier with regard to hoof quality and strength. The horse is gradually introduced into lessons; first without riders and then a few riders under the close guidance of the Program/Equine Director.

5. Describe your overall horse health care plan and how you assess and monitor the health of your horses on an ongoing basis. Include a description of your vaccination and worming schedule. Include a description of your health/veterinary care plan for at-risk animals, geriatric horses and horses with serious issues. 
     Pegasus embraces the fact that our horses are our most important resource. Consequently, the horses are on a regular program of health maintenance. On a daily basis, the Program/Equine Director examines each horse in our herd. The horses are vaccinated annually and are on a bi-monthly worming schedule.Our horses receive annual dental work and they are on a 6 week farrier schedule. Every horse receives chiropractic & massage treatments. Our geriatric horses are examined by the vet every six months to assess overall condition and appropriate work loads. We also have an Equine Strategic Plan which acknowledges the ages and conditions of our horses and provides for the care that is necessary for our primarily geriatric herd.

6. What is the euthanasia policy? Please include specifically under what circumstances your organization will euthanize a horse and whether your organization will euthanize a healthy but difficult horse for space: 
     Board of Directors approval is needed to euthanize a horse. On the recommendation of our veterinarian, we will have a horse euthanized when it is in the best interests of the horse to do so. We would never euthanize a healthy but difficult horse for space.

7. What is the breeding policy? Please include specifically if horses become pregnant while in your care, and if there is a no-breeding clause in the documentation your organization uses to adopt, donate, sell, etc. a horse: 
     N/A Our barn is all geldings.

8. Does your organization provide horses to any facility to use in research or medical training? 
     No

9. If your answer to Question 8 is 'Yes', please explain where and for what purpose horses are provided to use in research or medical training?  NA

10. Does your organization sell, donate or give a horse to an auction? 
     No

11. If your answer to Question 10 is 'Yes', describe under the circumstances where you have sold, donated, or given a horse to an auction, or where you would sell, donate, or give a horse to an auction. NA

12. Does your organization place horses in foster care? 
     No

13. If your answer to Question 12 is 'Yes', describe how foster homes are selected, screened, and monitored and address all the questions below for each foster home in the space provided: NA

14. What is the average equine adoption fee/donation received by your organization: Not applicable; None received

15. Adoption Fee Policies
  Not applicable; Fees are not collected; Horses are not offered for adoption.

16. What is your position regarding varying adoption fees vs. one set fee:
  Our organization has never considered this concept.

17. Provide any additional explanation to your answers if needed:



IV. FACILITIES

This section must be completed for each facility/location where the horses used in the conduct of your horse-related programs are housed and cared for. For example, if the applicant is involved with horse rescue and utilizes foster care facilities, the applicant must complete this section for each foster care facility. If the applicant provides equine assisted activities/services to the public at more than one location, the applicant must complete this section for each location that horse-related services are provided. If your organization uses the facility of another organization, please enlist the aid of that organization in answering the questions.

Total facilities at which our organization operates horse-related programs: 1

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Location 1 of 1
Pegasus Therapeutic Riding Academy

8297 Bustleton Avenue Philadelphia PA 19152

1. Facility General Questions

1. Name of Contact: Barbara Wertheimer

2. Contact's Phone: 215-742-1500

3. Contact's Email: Pegasus5@comcast.net

4. Does your organization own, lease or use a part of this facility? Lease

5. If not owned, provide the name, address, phone, email and contact person of the organization(s) and/or individual(s) who owns the facility: City of Philadelphia
Department of Parks and Recreation
Barry Bessler, Director of Compliance and Special Projects
One Parkway, 10th Floor
1515 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102
215-683-0203
fax 215-683-0205
barry.bessler@phila.gov

6. If your organization does not own this facility, does your organization have a written agreement with the owner? Enter Yes or No.   Yes

7. If your organization does not own this facility, please provide the following information below: Start date and end date of current written agreement (term) and what is the organization's plan for the end of the written agreement? 
     End date of current agreement was December 17, 2016. A new 20 year lease agreement is being prepared and reviewed for execution by all parties.

8. If your organization leases or uses a part of this facility, please provide the details as to what services are provided by the owner and if and how the owner is compensated.. 
     The City of Philadelphia is paid $1 per year pursuant to the terms of the lease. Pegasus is responsible for the maintenance of the premises.

9. Does your organization operate programs involving horses AT THIS FACILITY that serve individuals with special needs, including but not limited to equine assisted activities and therapies? Yes

10. Enter the total number of instructors/trainers (full-time and part-time) involved with your organization's horse-related programs at this facility: 5.


2. Facility Horse-Related Questions

1. Enter the total acreage dedicated specifically to the horses: 11

2. Describe the number and type of pastures and paddocks, fencing, enclosures, stabling including barns and run-in sheds. The pastures are divided into 6 turnouts which are surrounded by vinyl fencing with metal gates. The turnouts are of various sizes. The stalls in the barn are 8' x 8'. There are 15 stalls.

3. Describe how you manage the use of your pastures/paddocks given the size and number of your pastures/paddocks and the number of horses you have at this facility.
     Horses are turned out daily, weather permitting. Horses rotate pasture/turnout time. Half of the herd is turned out from 8 am - 12 pm and the second half is turned out from 12 pm to 4 pm. Some of the horses are turned out in pairs when appropriate. When grass dies down, the pasture is rested and seeded as needed. All turn outs have a 20 gallon water tub that is checked daily.

4. How many hours of daily turnout do the horses get? (Estimate or Average) 4

5. Describe the area where your training, riding and equine related activities are conducted, including what type of footing/surface is utilized and what factors were considered to determine the suitability and condition of the area for the activities conducted.
     Indoor arena is 120' x 60'. The footing is a sand/cotton mix that was redone in 2016. The outdoor riding ring is 80 x 40'. The footing is a sand/rubber mix. Both areas are graded bi-weekly. In the summer months, lessons are canceled when the heat index is above 95 degrees. In the winter months, lessons are canceled when the temperature in the indoor arena is 20 degrees or below or if road conditions are unsafe. The outdoor riding ring is used during the warmer months when the weather is suitable. The outdoor ring is also serviced by a sprinkler system to reduce dust.

6. Is the facility in compliance with the Care Guidelines for Rescue and Retirement Facilities prepared by the American Association of Equine Practitioners (whether or not your organization is directly involved with rescue and retirement)? Yes

7. If no, please explain and specifically describe the areas in which the facility is not compliant. Not Applicable

8. If this facility is recognized as compliant with the published standards of another applicable organization, and/or accredited by another applicable organization, including any state licensure or registration process, please provide the details.
     Pegasus is a PATH International Premier Accredited Center.

9. Describe the availability/accessibility of emergency horse transportation at this facility.
     The facility owns a truck and two trailers. Each trailer can haul two horses. There is also an emergency contact list with other staff who own vehicles that can pull the trailers to assist with emergency horse transportation. The Philadelphia Mounted Police barracks are located nearby and their resources can be used in emergencies.

10. Do the horses have specific tack assignments? Yes

11. Describe the plan, process and/or procedures to insure appropriate assessment of tack and the use for saddle fittings, tack, blankets, etc.
     Initially, each horse is fit by our certified saddle fitter. Appropriate saddles & pads are selected for riding. When necessary, an appropriate saddle will be acquired. Annually, the saddle fitter does a check of all of the horses and tack, or as requested when a new horse is acquired. The saddle fitter will also re-flock current saddles. The Equine Director fits each horse for blankets and clearly labels it for the horse. Directions are posted in the barn for safe blanketing procedures. The weekly lesson schedule specifically indicates each horse's tack for each lesson. All bridles, girths, and pads are labeled for each horse.

12. Describe the system used by your organization to help staff and volunteers readily identify each horse on the property.
     Each horse has a name plate on their stall. All horses' tack and grooming supplies are marked with the horse's specific color. The guide to color assignments is posted in the tack room, volunteer center and the specific color is also indicated on each horse's stall. There is also a turn out guide posted that indicates which horse is assigned to which turn out. The website has a section for all of the horses and includes their pictures and bios so that volunteers can become familiar with each equine.

13. Describe your housing plan and the turnout process/plan for horses normally stall bound.
     All horses have their own stall. New horses that aren't accustomed to being turned out are placed in a pasture that is close to, but not sharing, a fence with other horses.The horse would be carefully monitored. To minimize stress he would be provided hay in the turn out. As the horse became more comfortable, the time would be increased and a pasture mate would be found if it was determined to be safe.

14. Describe your feed, feed management plan and your guidelines for the use of supplements.
     Hay - Timothy grass blend. Grain - 12% pellet and senior pellet for horses that require it. All horse have a feed card that clearly indicates their daily hay, grain and supplements. Horses receive hay three times a day and grain twice a day. Supplements for healthy weight, gastrointestinal issues and joint conditions are given when needed as determined by the veterinarian. All horses also receive a daily multivitamin. Each horse's feed plan is customized for his specific needs and is reviewed and adjusted as needed.

15. How do you use the Henneke Body Conditioning Score to guide you in your hennekeing/exercising/use practices for each horse?
     The Equine Director uses it as a guide to maintain healthy horses and create diet and exercise routines that are customized based on the equine's age, breed, and temperament. The Equine Director also uses it as an educational resource and tool with other staff and volunteers.

16. Please describe your activities to limit or control the advent and spread of disease within your facility (Biosecurity plan). This should include but is not limited to your manure management and disposal procedures, your carcass disposal plan and your parasite control plan. Please indicate the role of your veterinarian in the development and implementation of your overall plan.
     Pegasus follows prescribed vaccine and deworming procedures by our veterinarian. Stalls are cleaned daily. Pastures are cleaned on a weekly basis during the cooler months and more frequently during the warmer months. Manure is placed in a dumpster and removed when full. Fly predators are used seven months of the year around the property to control flies. Horses are fly sprayed regularly. Each horse has his own grooming box and supplies. New horses are quarantined for a period of time in a separate barn on the property. Staff and volunteers are instructed as to quarantine procedures to prevent communicable diseases. All horses have up to date coggins. The veterinarian is contacted immediately if a disease breakout becomes known. The veterinarian then sets forth a plan with necessary precautions. Carcasses are removed immediately by Black's Livestock.

17. Please describe your emergency preparedness plans that address weather related issues, fire safety procedures and/or any additional hazardous scenarios your facility could potentially experience.
     In accordance with PATH Int'l standards, an emergency management plan is in place that addresses weather, fire and other hazards. Weather conditions are closely monitored by staff and we have clear emergency procedures for severe storms and evacuation plans, if necessary. There are two trailers and a truck onsite, as well as the Philadelphia Mounted Police facility nearby that could assist, if necessary. Safety procedures are practiced with staff, volunteers and riders during the year which include emergency dismounts, etc. Security and fire systems contact staff and local police and fire departments.

18. Please describe the security in place at the facility or facilities to restrict public access and to keep horses safe. Do you have a security system and/or on-premises caretaker?
     Two staff members reside on the property and provide 24/7 supervision of the facility. The barn is alarmed and equipped with security cameras that can accessed remotely by key staff. The alarm is set whenever the horses are unattended. The barn is also chained off and indicated that it is for authorized personnel only. Horses are turned out only when staff is in the barn. The offices are also alarmed.

19. Provide the contact information for the individual or organization responsible for investigating abuse in the county where the facility is located, including mailing address, email address, and phone information.
     Pennsylvania SPCA 350 Erie Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19134 215-426-6300 info@pspca.org

20. Other than the animal control authority noted above, provide the contact information for all local, state and/or national authorities with whom your organization engages to address issues impacting horse welfare, including mailing address, email address, and phone information.
     PATH International P.O.Box 33150 Denver, CO 80221 800-369-7433 kalm@pathintl.org Council for Education and Certification in Therapeutic Horsemanship (formerly PA Council on Therapeutic Horsemanship) 9794 Hawn Road Huntingdon, PA 16652 info@cecth.org


Veterinarian Information

View The Vet Checklist conducted on 01/12/2017

Veterinarian: Dr. Jennifer Buchholz

Clinic Name: Blauner, Vecchione, Buchholz and Associates    Street: 2955 Skippack Pike    City: Lansdale  State: PA    Zip: 19446

Phone: 610-584-6000    Email: blaunervmd@aol.com


Instructors assigned to this Facility
(see Instructor Section)

     1. Instructor: Alexandra Manwarren

     2. Instructor: Haley Flagg

     3. Instructor: Hannah Fitch

     4. Instructor: Taylor Adams

     5. Instructor: Teresa Doherty


3. Facility Horse-Related Inventory Questions

1-a. Enter the total number of horses involved with your organization's programs that are currently housed at this facility: 14.

1-b. Enter the total number of horses housed at this facility: 14

1-c. Enter the maximum capacity of horses at this facility: 15

2016 Horse Inventory

1-d. Did your organization operate programs involving horses HOUSED AT THIS FACILITY during January 1-December 31, 2016? Please select Yes or No. Yes

Additional explanation:Other costs include saddle fitting and chiropractor and massage therapist.

14 2-a. Total number of horses housed at this facility involved with your programs on January 1, 2016.

           + 2 2-b. Total number of intakes other than returns including donated, purchased, surrendered or rescued.

           + 0 2-c. Total number of horses returned.

16 = Total of 2a-2c

           - 0 2-d. Total number of horses adopted during the year.

           - 1 2-e. Total number of horses transferred to another facility during the year.

           - 1 2-f. Total number of horses deceased during the year.

2 = Total of 2d-2f

14 2-g. Total number of horses housed at this facility involved with your programs on December 31, 2016.

            14 2-h. Total number of horses not retired including horses undergoing rehabilitation and/or retraining.

            0 2-i. Total number of horses permanently retired.


2016 Horse Care Costs

$19990     Feed (Grain/Hay).

$5400     Bedding.

$7615     Veterinarian.

$7775     Farrier.

$1685     Dentist.

$1050     Manure Removal.

$990     Medications & Supplements.

$4373     Horse/Barn Supplies.

$26575     Horse Care Staff.

$3910     Horse Training.

$2072     Other direct horse-related costs not including overhead or other program costs.

$81435     2016 Total Horse Care Costs

$     2016 Total Donated Horse Care Costs

5110     Grand total of the total number of days each equine was in the care of this facility during 2016.

Average cost per day per horse: $16
Question 3 ($81,435 ) divided by Question 4 (5110).

Average length of stay for an equine: 319 days
Question 4 (5110) divided by total of Questions 2a-c (16).


4. Self Assessment

I. Facility & Grounds
A.Operational

     1. Signage: Are rules, restrictions and warnings posted in or near appropriate areas? All of the time

     2. Lighting: Are rules, restrictions and warnings posted in or near appropriate areas? All of the time

     3. Emergency Contacts: Are emergency contacts posted in easily accessible locations for staff members if only cell phones are available or by each phone if landlines are available? All of the time

      4. First Aid Kits: Are human and equine first aid kits up-to-date and easily accessible? All of the time

B. Structural

      1. Condition of surface: Are horses provided a clean, dry area on which to stand & lay? All of the time

      2. Flooring - drainage & traction: Are floors constructed and maintained for both good drainage and traction? All of the time

      3. Ventilation for enclosed shelters: Is there adequate ventilation and circulation to control temperature and prevent buildup of toxic gases? All of the time

      4. Electrical wiring condition: Is wiring inaccessible to horses and maintained for safety? All of the time

      5. Fire Prevention & protective measures: Are fire prevention and protection measures including fire alarms, extinguishers and sprinkler systems, maintained and in good working order? All of the time

      6. Quarantine/Isolation: Is there a designated and separate area for isolation and quarantine? Yes

      7. Ill/injured containment: If horses live outside, is there a designated and separate area (stall or enclosure) to house ill/injured horses?

      8. Are the horses housed in stalls/enclosures? Yes-All of the time

      8-a. If yes, Stall/enclosure size: Do structures allow horses to lie down, stand up and turn around? All

      8-b. If yes, Stall/enclosure cleanliness: How often are stalls/enclosures cleaned? 6-7 days a week

      8-c. If yes, Adequate ceiling & beam height: Is there a minimum of 12 inches above the tip of the horse's ear when standing? All of the time

C. Paddocks/Yard/Pastures/Turnout

      1. Turnout/Exercise Space & opportunity: Is there space and opportunity for horses to exercise or be turned out? All of the time

      2. Fencing - type, height, safety: Are these spaces appropriately fenced? All

      3. Use of electric wire or tape fence: Are electric wires or tape fence visibly marked? Please select 'All or NA' if electric wire or tape fence is not used. All or NA

      4. Condition of fences & gates: Are fences and gates functioning properly by being maintained and repaired when needed? All

      5. Condition of paddock/yard: Are these spaces free from equipment and debris? All

      6. Availability of shelter: Are natural or man-made shelters available to horses for protections from elements? All of the time

      7. Cleanliness: How often are these spaces cleaned? Daily or 6 Days a Week

II. Horse Care

      1. Hoof Care: How often is hoof care provided for each horse? Every 1-2 months

      2. Dental Care: How often is dental care provided for each horse? Annually

      3. Physical Examinations: How often is each horse given a physical exam by a veterinarian? Annually

      4. Horse checks: How often are horses visually and physically checked by personnel at the facility? 6-7 days a week

      5. Food & Water Storage: Are all hay, feed, grain and water sources clean, free of debris and chemicals, and protected from weather and other animals? All of the time

      6. Drinking water: How often do horses have access to clean drinking water? All of the time



6. Public-Related Questions
(required if programs serve individuals with special needs)

1. How many clients participate in the programs at this facility? 160

2. How many hours per week do you operate the horse-related programs at this facility? 35

3. How many weeks per year do you operate the horse-related programs at this facility? 46

4. What is the average wait list time? 2 Months(Weeks/Months/Years)

5. How many hours per day does each horse work? (Estimate or Average)

    Mounted: 2.00  Un-Mounted: 1.00  Total: 3

6. How many days per week does each horse work? (Estimate or Average) 6

7. What percent of your programs and services at this facility are mounted (vs. ground-based)? 95%

8. Provide any additional explanation to your answers if needed. Unmounted programs are conducted primarily during the six week summer program.


V. Instructors/Trainers


     1. *Instructor: Alexandra Manwarren

         *Facility Participation:

         Pegasus Therapeutic Riding Academy

Is the instructor certified by an organization that provides training in the programs, activities and/or services conducted by the organization? Yes

Certification 1:

Provide the name of the certifying organization.PATH Int'l

Enter the year that the certification was awarded. (yyyy)2013

Is the instructor's certification considered 'active' by the certifying organization? Yes

Briefly describe the nature/level of the certification.Therapeutic Riding Instructor


     2. *Instructor: Haley Flagg

         *Facility Participation:

         Pegasus Therapeutic Riding Academy

Is the instructor certified by an organization that provides training in the programs, activities and/or services conducted by the organization? Yes

Certification 1:

Provide the name of the certifying organization.PATH Int'l

Enter the year that the certification was awarded. (yyyy)2015

Is the instructor's certification considered 'active' by the certifying organization? Yes

Briefly describe the nature/level of the certification.Therapeutic Riding Instructor

Please use the space below to share any additional information about this instructor. Haley also serves at Asst. Program Director and works with the training and care of the horses. She is a former A level hunter/jumper competitor.


     3. *Instructor: Hannah Fitch

         *Facility Participation:

         Pegasus Therapeutic Riding Academy

Is the instructor certified by an organization that provides training in the programs, activities and/or services conducted by the organization? No

Please use the space below to share any additional information about this instructor. Hannah is currently an Instructor in Training. She is also a certified saddle fitter.


     4. *Instructor: Taylor Adams

         *Facility Participation:

         Pegasus Therapeutic Riding Academy

Is the instructor certified by an organization that provides training in the programs, activities and/or services conducted by the organization? No

Please use the space below to share any additional information about this instructor. Taylor is the Equine Trainer. She is also Adjunct Faculty at Delaware Valley University teaching Equine Practicum.


     5. *Instructor: Teresa Doherty

         *Facility Participation:

         Pegasus Therapeutic Riding Academy

Is the instructor certified by an organization that provides training in the programs, activities and/or services conducted by the organization? Yes

Certification 1:

Provide the name of the certifying organization.PATH International

Enter the year that the certification was awarded. (yyyy)2013

Is the instructor's certification considered 'active' by the certifying organization? Yes

Briefly describe the nature/level of the certification.Therapeutic Riding Instructor

Certification 2:

Provide the name of the certifying organization.PATH Int'l

Enter the year that the certification was awarded. (yyyy)2014

Is the instructor's certification considered 'active' by the certifying organization? Yes

Briefly describe the nature/level of the certification.Equine Specialist in Mental Health & Learning

Please use the space below to share any additional information about this instructor. Teresa also serves as the Program/Equine Director. She has her BS in Equine Studies and Psychology from Rocky Mountain College.