Festina Lente (QQI) Level 6 Therapeutic Riding Certification Programme
Quality in Qualifications (QQI) Level 6 Therapeutic Riding Certification Programme
This course is ideal for both equestrian coaches and those with a strong equestrian background and an interest in using
Therapeutic Riding for the physical, psycho-social and mental well being of children, teenagers and adults with a disability.
Over the 6 Modules, learners will coach riders with a broad range of disabilities under the supervision of Festina Lente Supervision
Support Staff engaging with both lesson and evaluation plans.
Learners work in groups of 4 for coaching practice throughout the course - providing a very rich learning experience for everybody.
Guest speakers will focus on various topics including Equitation Science, Human Anatomy, Equine Anatomy, Speech Language Therapy, Supporting Riders with Challenging Behaviour and Sensory Processing Challenges, Insurance and Marketing your Business.
Module 1 19th – 21st September 2022
Module 2 14th – 16th November 2022
Module 3 16th -19th January 2023
Module 4 20th – 23rd March 2023
Module 5 15th – 18th May 2023
Module 6 10th – 12th July 2023
Festina Lente, Old Connaught Avenue, Bray, Co Wicklow, A98 F702
Tel: 01-2720704 / 2720706 ext. 204