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HETI's 16th International Triennial Congress

Catch the highlights from our 16th International Congress, held in Dublin, Ireland. Special guests included Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal, who was also the patron of HETI 2018.

Attention Researchers!


Ann Kern-Godal’s Memorial fund for Horse-Assisted Therapy


This fund aims to promote research and to build evidence within horse-assisted therapy (HAT) for different patient groups. Available funds are announced every year on the 15th of January.Total annual disbursement’s will amount to NOK 400-500.000 ($50-60.000USD)( €40,000- €50,000)


HETI News - Autumn 2018


Find out all the latest International News including highlights from HETI’s 16th International Congress which took place in June in Dublin, Ireland.

Mary Selway Swift Development Fund

It was Mary’s wish that this fund be used “to promote and improve the educational opportunities, training and quality of riding therapy through the development of therapeutic riding programmes internationally”. HETI will begin streamlining the application process for this in Winter 2018. Watch this space for more news!


Publish your Findings!

Don’t keep your findings to yourself! We are seeking original submissions with the purpose of advancing knowledge in the fields of therapeutic riding and equine-assisted activities and therapies for HETI’s peer-reviewed annual journal The Scientific and Educational Journal of Therapeutic Riding (SEJThR).



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A few photo highlights from the Hungarian Riding for the Disabled Federation Conference October 21st and 22nd 2018. A fantastic few days with some excellent research in the field of Equine Assisted Activities and Therapies. Stay tuned for our December newsletter for a detailed overview of the two days! ... See MoreSee Less

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Finnish Association ”horse and rider in motion” gave a grant to Finnish equestrian Facilitated therapies to further donation for riders with special needs. HETI president Sanna Mattila-Rautiainen collected the donation in Helsinki International horse show. ... See MoreSee Less

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EC member Anton Anton Saratov visiting associate member of HETI in France.Rencontre internationale avec HETI fédération
Réunion riche en projets, échanges, retours, et présentations
Apéro convivial avec fête de fin de diplôme, début de service civique et fin de stage pour d’autres...
Une soirée bien remplie pour le réseau qui continue à tisser des liens...Une belle source créatrice de projets !
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