Career exploration

The course will help you explore potential careers that incorporate horses, what the educational requirements are for these professions and what the day to day work life is like.  This course is a comprehensive look at the careers of:

After learning about these career paths, you will gain knowledge about how these professionals incorporate horses as a power tool in their practice.  This course will give you an overview of hippotherapy and tell you steps to take to make this part of your future career choice.

What are your career objectives?

After this course you will:

During the course you will:

Career path

This course will take you step by step through learning about different career paths to making your own career plan at the conclusion of the course.

Pre test to see what you know about the potential career paths and how horses are used by each professional.

Occupational Therapy

Physical Therapy

Speech Language Pathology

Post test to discover how much you have learned about thse potential careers

Complete a career exploration worksheet and create a career path for yourself to help you take the next step.

Course schedule

This course is self directed and should take you 12-20 hours to complete.  The time it takes you to complete will depend on how long it takes you to complete the readiings, videos and exploration fo the additional resources provided.  Some explorers will take longer to study the career paths before completing their career steps worksheet and others will feel drawn to a certain career path.  This course offers learning options at each step to help you find a great way to fit horses into your career path.


In this course there is a pre-test and a post-test to help you see what you have learned and identify areas for further study.  Please complete both assessments for your certificate of completion.