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2018 State of the Blog Report

This post is a yearly report on the blog because I find this sort of thing interesting and encouraging. If you find it boring, move on! haha 2018 was a big year for this blog, although I’m not sure why because I did not post nearly as often! Between having a newborn and toddler and … Continue reading

Terminology

Recently the topic of terminology in the field of Equine-Assisted Activities and Therapies (EAAT) has been coming up. There are already some really good articles out there already that address this issue, such as the “Top 10 Hippotherapy Myths and Misconceptions” by Speech In Motion, “The T Word” by Hoof Falls & Footfalls, and most recently … Continue reading

2017 State of the Blog Report

This is a super belated annual New Year’s post reporting how the blog did in 2017 and a few updates! I think these are fun because it shows me the community of people out there and hopefully helps you feel a part of the bigger world network of therapeutic riding instruction. 2017 State of the … Continue reading

Book & Facebook!

Lessons In TR has two exciting announcements! 1. Facebook! This is kind of scary but…Lessons in TR is now on Facebook! I’ve had a few requests and decided it would be a good idea because, you know, I don’t have much time to be on the internet and am trying to get off Facebook. This is … Continue reading

Extra Large Helmets

Do any of your riders have a head so large it doesn’t your normal helmets? It’s not an uncommon problem. I’ve read about it in multiple forums, and recently had a reader ask for helmet recommendations for this. I didn’t have a good answer off the top of my head, so I thought it would make a … Continue reading

Program Sustainability Concepts

We’re back with day 2 of the 2017 PATH Intl Virtual Conference! The first session was “Program Sustainability at Year 70: Practical Advice and Choices from Green Chimneys” by Michael Kaufmann of Green Chimneys, and it was really good. In case you thought, like me, what can this chimney guy teach us about the therapeutic riding business, know … Continue reading

PATH Intl Virtual Conference!

Hi all, it’s been a while! I’ve been out of the teaching loop due lately, but today I’m sooo excited to attend the PATH Intl Virtual Conference for the next two days!  I haven’t been able to get out to teach and ride as much as I’d thought I would since having the baby, so the … Continue reading