Current members

Institute members

Business members

Associate and Honorary members

Federation members in Americas

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ANDE BRASIL (Assoc. Nacional de Equoterapia)
Contact: Vera Horne
E-mail: verahorne@gmail.com
www.equoterapia.org.br
Brasil
CANTRA (Canadian Therapeutic Riding Assoc.)
Contact: Brenda Coward E-mail: ctra@golden.net
www.cantra.ca
Canada
A.M.E.T. A.C. (Asociacion Mexicana de Equitacion Terapeutica A.C.)
Contact: Blanca Mayol equinoterapia.amet@hotmail.com
www.equinoterapia.net
Mexico
PATH Int'l (formerly NARHA)
Contact: Kathy Alm
E-mail: kalm@pathintl.org
www.pathintl.org
United States
Council of Education and Certification in Therapeutic Horsemanship (CECTH)
Contact: Pam Hayes-Houldin
E-mail: info@cecth.org
United States
A.H.A. Inc. (American Hippotherapy Association Inc.)
Contact: Jacqueline Tiley info@american
hippotherapyassociation.org
www.american
hippotherapyassociation.org
United States

Federation members in Asia-Pacific region

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RDA Australia
Contact: Karen Aspery
E-mail: eo@rda.org.au
www.rda.org.au
Australia
RDA Hong Kong (Riding for the Disabled Association of Hong Kong)
Contact: Apple Wong
E-mail: apple@rda.org.hk
Hong Kong
Japan Therapeutic Riding Association
Contact: Seiji Miyasaka
E-mail: miyasaka@jtranet.jp
Japan
RDA-Japan (Riding for the Disabled Association of Japan)
Contact: Kiginu Nakata
E-mail: rdajapan.or.jp
http://rdajapan.or.jp
Japan
Horse Community Piskara
Contact: Yuuki Chiba
E-mail: piskarijoba@gmail.com
www.jyohba-ryoiku.or.jp
Japan
Korean Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship (RDA-Korea)
Contact: Amy Lee
E-mail: ji02.lee@samsung.com
www.kath.kr/main.html
South Korea
RDA-KRA
Contact: HYUN DONG
E-mail: arete@kra.co.kr
South Korea
New Zealand RDA (New Zealand Riding for the Disabled Association)
Contact: Chris Hooper
E-mail: chris.hooper@rda.org.nz
www.rda.org.nz
New Zealand
Chinese Taipei Equestrian Association
Contact: Uta Rindfleisch-Wu
E-mail: ctea@ctea.org.tw
Taiwan
Qi Zhi Vocational Training Center
Contact: Li Chongxin
E-mail: uta.rindfleisch@gmail.com
Taiwan

Federation members in Africa

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RDA South Africa
Mrs. Belinda Thom-Bain
bthom@mweb.co.za
South Africa

Federation members in British Isles and Scandinavia

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The Finnish Association of Equine Facilitated Therapies
Contact: Sanna Mattila-Rautiainen
E-mail: sanna.mattila@saunalahti.fi
www.suomenratsastusterapeutit.fi
Finland
Festina Lente Foundation
Contact: Jill Carey
E-mail: jillcarey@festinalente.ie
www.festinalente.ie
Ireland
RDA Ireland (Riding for the Disabled Association of Ireland)
Contact: National Coordinator: Cathy Byrne
E-mail: rdaicoordinator@gmail.com
www.rdai.org
Ireland
Hest og Helse
Contact:Annika Meltzer
E-mail: Annika.meltzer@getmail.no
www.hestoghelse.no
Norway
Faggruppe for ridefysioterapi, Norsk fysioterapeut forbund (Federation for riding physiotherapy, Norwegian Physiotherapist Association)
Contact: Kari Liaveg
E-mail: mette@holteninstitutt.no
Norway
A.C.P.T.R. (Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Therapeutic Riding)
Contact: Elizabeth Beckerlegge
E-mail: elizabeth@beckerlegge.com
www.csp.org.uk/professional-networks/acptr
United Kingdom
F.C.R.T. (Fortune Centre of Riding Therapy) Jane Delves jae.delves@fcrt.ac.uk
www.fortunecentre.org
United Kingdom
GUL (God Unlimited)
Contact: Dr. Celia Grummitt
E-mail: office@god-unlimited.org
www.god-unlimited.org
United Kingdom
RDA - UK (Riding for the Disabled Association - U.K.)
Contact: Julie Elliston
E-mail: jelliston@rda.org.uk
www.rda.org.uk
United Kingdom
Welsh Institute of Therapeutic Horsemanship
Contact: Iain Crosbie
E-mail: info@therapeutichorsemanship.org
www.therapeutichorsemanship.org
United Kingdom

Federation members in Europe

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Osterr. Initiative - Pferde helfen Menschen
Contact: Gundula Hauser
E-mail: g.h.hauser@gmx.at
www.pferde-helfen-menschen.at
Austria
HANDHIPPO (Union Nationale Belge des Therapeutes specialises in Hippotherapie)
Contact: Marie-Therese Kuypers
E-mail: mth.kuypers@skynet.be
users.skynet.be/handhippo
Belgium
Fraktionen af Ridefysioterapeuter (Fraction of Physiotherapists with Training in Therapeutic Riding)
Contact: Hanne Dahl Iversen
E-mail: hdi@ridefysioterapeut.dk
www.ridefys.dk
Denmark
F.E.N.T.A.C. (Federation Nationale de Therapie Avec le Cheval)
Contact: Dominique Darques
E-mail: darques.dominique@orange.fr
www.fentac.org
France
HANDI-CHEVAL (Assoc. Nationale Handi-Cheval)
Contact: Glen Gouttes
E-mail: fnhc@wanadoo.fr
www.handicheval.asso.fr
France
D.K.Th.R. (Deutsches Kuratorium fur Therapeutisches Reiten)
Contact: Almut Schlingenkoetter
E-mail: DKThR@fn-dokr.de
www.dkthr.de
Germany
Deutsches Reiterliche Vereinigung
Contact: Soenke Lauterbach
E-mail: fn@fn-dokr.de
www.pferd-aktuell.de
Germany
Hellenic Association for Therapeutic Riding (Elethip)
Contact: Irene Kapari
E-mail: irenekapari@hotmail.com
www.elethip.gr
Greece
HETRICS: Hellenic Therapeutic Riding
Contact: Maria Liga
E-mail: ligamaria2006@yahoo.gr
Greece
Ippostirixi
Contact: Maria Mitrouli
E-mail: ippostirixi@yahoo.gr
Greece
T.R.A.G. (Therapeutic Riding of Greece)
Contact: Dimitra Karouzaki
E-mail: triding@otenet.gr
www.trag.gr/default_en.htm
Greece
Maygar Lovasterapia Szovetseg (Hungarian Riding for the Disabled Federation)
Contact: Dr Peter Edvi
E-mail: Edvi@gyermekmento.hu
www.lovasterapia.hu
Hungary
A.N.I.R.E. (Associazione Nazionale Italiana di Riabilitazione Equestre)
Contact: Dott. Daniele Nicolas Citterio
E-mail: info@cnranire.it
www.cnranire.it
Italy
Associazione "LAPO"
Contact: Prof. Anna Pasquinelli
E-mail: anna.pasquinelli@unifi.it
www.associazionelapo.it
Italy
C.N.R.A.F.A. ONLUS (Centro Nazionale Ricerco Assistenza Onlus ANIRE)
Contact: Dott. Daniele Nicolas Citterio
E-mail: info@cnranire.it
Italy
Centro di Riabilitazione Equestre Vittorio di Capua
Contact: Dott. Annalisa Roscio
Email: riabilitazionequestre@ospedaleniguarda.it
www.ospedaleniguarda.it or www.riabilitazionequestre.it
Italy
F.I.S.E. (Federazione Italiana Sport Equestri)
(Equestrian Federation-Therapeutic Riding dept)
Contact: Barbara Ardu
E-mail: riabilitazione@fise.it
www.fise.it
Italy
A.T.E. (Association Therapie Equestre)
Contact: Christiane Betz
E-mail: secretariat@atelux.lu
atelux.lu
Luxembourg
F.P.G. (Federatie Paarijden Gehandicapten)
Contact: Dieuwke Papma
E-mail: info@verenigingfpg.nl
www.verenigingfpg.nl
Netherlands
Polish Hipotherapeutical Assoc.
Contact: Anna Struminska
E-mail: biuro@pthip.org.pl
hipoterapia.org
Poland
N.F.T.R. (National Federation of Therapeutic Riding-Russia)
Contact: Alexander Denisenkov
E-mail: rider960@yandex.ru
Russia
Fundacion Caballo Amigo
Contact: Mercedes Jimenez Horwitz
E-mail: gestion@caballoamigo.org
www.caballoamigo.org
Spain
SV-HPR (Schweizerische Vereinigung fur Heilpadagogische Reiten)
Name: Pferdegestützte Therapie Schweiz
Contact: Manuela Zaugg
E-mail: geschaeftsstelle@pt-ch.ch
www.pt-ch.ch
Switzerland
Turkiye Binicilik Federasyonu
(Turkish Equestrian Federation)
Contact: Zeynep Kayacan
E-mail: info@binicilik.org.tr
www.binicilik.org.tr
Turkey

Institute members

Member detailsCountry
ArteveldehogeschoolBelgium
Valnesfjord HelsesportsenterNorway
Back on the HorsebackSlovenia
Able the Disabled Foundation International Riding School - Zherwin AcostaThailand
Carlisle Academy, Maine - Sarah ArmentroutUSA
Eagala, Santaquin, UT
Lynn Thomas
USA
Colorado State UniversityUSA

Business members

Member detailsCountry
Sunshine Coast Riding for the Disabled - Jan O'HalloranAustralia
Eq Cetera, Inc. -
Rekha Shaw
Australia
Ribaucourt, GeraldineBelgium
Nicolas PolyzosGreece
John NikolaouGreece
TR Center in IoanniaGreece
Yvonne Monhan
Equine Facilitated Education and Therapy Association
Ireland
The British Horse Society- Lynn PetersenUnited Kingdom
Lynn FraleyUSA
High Hopes Therapeutic Riding, CT - Kitty Stalsburg
USA
CHUM: Bonnie dePueUSA
Mending Fences: Marilyn SokolofUSA
Gaits of Change, Sandy WebsterUSA

Associate members

Member detailsCountry
RDA Australia HippotherapyAustralia
Grey Horse Learning, Maggie BroomAustralia
Norma PearceAustralia
Pauline Perry OAMAustralia
RDA (NSW) Lucy PentonyAustralia
Mary LongdenAustralia
Hippotherapy RDA WA - Kelly MansfieldAustralia
McIntyre CentreAustralia
Carlie DriscollAustralia
Syllas Jadach Oliveira LimaBrasil
Daphne DaveyCanada
F.Q.E.T.Canada
Jan YorkeCanada
Anne BarnfieldCanada
Lanark County Therapeutic Riding Centre - Amy BoothCanada
Northern Lights TR AssociationCanada
Jane JamesCanada
Lelia SponselCanada
Renate BenderChile
Shanghai Riding for the Disabled (S.R.D.) - Ms Ming Liu
China
David Chengdu, RDA ChinaChina
Jumpa Corp. Jeannette A Rosas RodriguezColombia
Maria Angelica Rodriquez BenavidesColombia
Lilliana SusetteColumbia
Asociacionde Equinoterapia de CartagoCosta Rica
Jan Kulichova
Czech Republic
Equestrian Assoc. for the Disabled Dubai (EADD) - Satish SeemarDubai
Sanna Mattila-RautiainenFinland
Dr. Jean-Paul Hoff
France
Marietta SchulzGermany
Monika MehlemGermany
Foederkreis Therapeutisches Reiten - Katja Lipp-RobenGermany
ITAT GermanyGermany
Armgard SchoerleGermany
Gerlinde HoffmannGermany
Eleni MatsoukiGreece
Apostolos MarvomatisGreece
Vasilis TourlakiGreece
Sara Hutton-AnetopoulosGreece
Styliani PapathanasiouGreece
Jean Marie RobertsonIreland
Mary Brophy
Ireland
Judi Kay
Israel
Therapeutic Riding Centre of IsraelIsrael
Anita ShkediIsrael
A.V.R.E.S. (Associazione Valdostana Rieducazione Equestre & Sportiva) - Giovanna RabbiaItaly
AIASPORT - Maria Laura Tabacchi
Italy
Arikado JunkoJapan
Nakata MasatoshiJapan
Masako NakataJapan
Yukari Nakai
Japan
Kahori TamaiJapan
Kumiko MasakiyoJapan
Tetsufumi InoueJapan
Junko NodaJapan
Takami NagahoraJapan
Masatoshi NakataJapan
Kiginu NakataJapan
Chie UedaJapan
Kumiko NagaeJapan
Maki TsuchiyaJapan
Francisco ZepedaMexico
Centro de Rehabilitacion Infantil HOGA A.C. - Ms Adriana Sanchez Montemayor Mexico
Edith Gross NaschertMexico
Katja Sabine MehlhornNetherlands
Jeanette LysellNorway
Faggruppe for ridefysioterapi, Norsk fysioterapeut forbund (Federation for riding physiotherapy, Norwegian Physiotherapist Association)
Norway
Mona ThelleNorway
Associacao Equiterapeautica Do Porto e Matosinho - Joana Luisa Gomes Pereira
Portugal
Carla Maria Vaz BatistaPortugal
Associacao Portuguesa de Terapia e Formação - Cavalo AmigoPortugal
Vera ElanskayaRussia
Open Skies Therapeutic Riding Days - Latifa Momenah
Saudi Arabia
Association Hippos - Tamara CrnicSlovenia
Shumbashaba Equine Assisted Therapy Centre - Sharon Boyce
South Africa
SARDA Gauteng - Katrina EvansSouth Africa
Samsung Medical Center - Jeong Yi KwonSouth Korea
RD Samsung - Amy Ji Young Lee
South Korea
Margareta HakansonSweden
G.H.R.K. (Goteborg HandikappRidKlubb) - Robert Kolby

Sweden
Chi-Yueh HanTaiwan
I-Hsin LinTaiwan R.O.C
Wei-Ya TsaiTaiwan R.O.C
Yu-Ling Tsai Taiwan R.O.C
Ching-Ping Lee Taiwan R.O.C
Te-yo LinTaiwan R.O.C
Yu-Yen LinTaiwan R.O.C
Ya-Hui LiTaiwan R.O.C
Ming-Hui Chang Taiwan R.O.C
Shih-Lin ChangTaiwan R.O.C
Tze-Hsuan WangTaiwan R.O.C
Lien-Chieh LiuTaiwan R.O.C
Yu-Fen KuanTaiwan R.O.C
Chao-Yuan ChangTaiwan R.O.C
Shu-Ya Chan Taiwan R.O.C
Yu-Shan LuTaiwan R.O.C
Pei-Ying Lee Taiwan R.O.C
Yu-Jen Sun Taiwan R.O.C
Hung-Ling ChenTaiwan R.O.C
Yeh ChenTaiwan R.O.C
Chun-Mei ChenTaiwan R.O.C
Wei-Jaw ChenTaiwan R.O.C
Uta Rindfleisch-WuTaiwan R.O.C
Yi-Hung ChangTaiwan R.O.C
Pai-Han LiTaiwan R.O.C
Chieh LuTaiwan R.O.C
Mei-Sheng WangTaiwan R.O.C.
Shih-yin WuTaiwan R.O.C.
I-Lin TsaiTaiwan R.O.C.
Tsai-Ting HsuTaiwan, R.O.C.
Chien Jun-FeiTaiwan, R.O.C.
Li Kuo WangTaiwan, R.O.C.
Ming Tsen HsaioTaiwan, R.O.C.
Equestrian Association for People of DeterminationUnited Arab Emirates
Carolyn WalkerUnited Kingdom
Field of Dreams FoundationUnited Kingdom
The Horse Course - Harriet LaurieUnited Kingdom
Kerry NewtonUnited Kingdom
Sirona Therapeutic Horsemanship
Hannah Burgon
United Kingdom
Sue Adams Riding School - Sue Adams-WheelerUnited Kingdom
The Tiltas Trust - Peter HoweUnited Kingdom
Argus AquaticsUSA
Priscilla Lightsey - H.O.P.E.USA
Christine Wheelwright - TXUSA
Green Chimneys Farm & Wildlife Centre, NY - Michael KaufmannUSA
Colette CollinsUSA
Elizabeth Haartz - VTUSA
Jennifer RenkerUSA
The Educated Equine, NY - Lorrie RenkerUSA
Horses and the Handicapped of South FL - Alison PlazaUSA
Susan March - FLUSA
Teresa Morris - OHUSA
Ann O'Shallie - PAUSA
Mane Stream Riding - Nicola Redmond, NJUSA
Spirit Open Equestrian Program - VA- Davorka Suvak USA
Strides to Success, IN - Debbie AndersonUSA
Molly Sweeney - TXUSA
Barbara Abrams - CTUSA
Equest, TX - Joan CutlerUSA
St. Andrews University, NC - Pebbles TurbevilleUSA
Wilson College - PAUSA
Debbie Silkwood-Scherer - Holt, MIUSA
Bonnie Cunningham - Jeffersonville, NY USA
Love Quest Children's Foundation - Cincinnati, OHUSA
Fulcrum Therapy, LLC, Berwick, ME - Christina Richardson<USA
Ann C. Alden, Arizona USA
Marny Mansfield, New York USA
Anja Cain, South Carolina USA
Casey’s Healing Horses - FL USA
Joan Cutler - Fate, TX USA
Veronica Lac - New Albany, Ohio USA
Ken and Cynthia Wagner – MAUSA
Amy Tripson, PAUSA
Barbara Engel Therapy Services, CO - Barbara EngelUSA
Beth Macauley, MIUSA
Joann Benjamin - CAUSA
Jennifer Donahue - TXUSA
Amanda Rumore, Randolph College, VAUSA
Martha Jane JenkinsUSA
Riding to the Top, Sarah BronsonUSA
Samantha SchaubroeckUSA
Octavia Brown - NJUSA

Honorary members

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Ernst Reinhard Verlag
Contact: Annegret Schulz:
E-mail: schultz@reinhardt-verlag.de
www.reinhardt-verlag.de
Germany
IAHAIO (International Association of Human-Animal Interaction Organizations)
Contact: IAHAIO Secretary Dr Andrea M. Beetz
E-mail: info@iahaio.org
www.iahaio.org
International
Horses and Humans Research Foundation
KC Henry, Executive Director
E-mail: kchenry@horsesandhumans.org
www.horsesandhumans.org
United States