The Institute of Postgraduate Education of the Odessa State Agrarian University together with the vocational school “Empire” is launching a joint project to train hippotherapists.
Duration of training is 6 months.
The course includes the following areas of training:
General training cycle
Fundamentals of Pedagogy
The cycle of professional practical training
Horse handling skills
Horse exercises for hippotherapists and patients
Safety precautions for hippotherapy sessions
Atypical situations, solutions
Hippotherapy techniques (Israeli, European)
Practical lessons by type:
Basic exercises and game elements
Practice hippotherapy with a patient
Veterinary training cycle
Physiology and behavior of horses
Ethology of horses
Medical training cycle
Psychology and pedagogy in therapy
Methods of physical and psychological rehabilitation, socialization, health improvement, psychocorrection with the help of horses
Medical control in hippotherapy, indications and contraindications
The role of parents in the comprehensive rehabilitation of children with the help of hippotherapy
Working with children with special needs
After graduation, students receive certificates that confirm the successful completion of theoretical and practical training.
Students of the course, if necessary, are given the opportunity to live in a university hostel.
To register and provide a place to stay in the hostel, call 096-55-206-77.
Additional information on training is also available on the university website https://osau.edu.ua/, section Courses and Institute of Postgraduate Education.
Or to the address: Odessa, Alexander Matrosov lane, 6 (1a station of the Big Fountain), educational building No. 4, 3rd floor, rooms 301 and 302.