Thursday, April 9, 2009

HPER R250 Introduction to Equine Assisted Activities

Space is open for the Fall 2009 semester!!

No horse experience is necessary!

The class meets on Wednesday evenings from 5:45 - 7:15 PM. Students participate in 3/4 hours per week of lab/volunteer experience time at People and Animal Learning Services, Inc. (PALS) which is individually arranged with class instructor but must be during a PALS Volunteer shift.

This class is a wonderful opportunity to learn about the therapeutic benefits of equine assisted activities. The class is an overview of the history, organization, principals and procedures in equine assisted activities programs for persons with disabilities and at-risk youth! Visit

Is this class for me, Are you?
* An animal lover, or
* Education Major, or
* Psychology Major, or
* Therapeutic Recreation Major, or
* Enjoy children, or
* Just want a new experience!

What past students say about R250 Introduction to Equine Assisted Activities ...

"I felt the class was truly beneficial and helped me to understand better the many uses of therapeutic riding."

"I enjoyed the class because I got the opportunity to meet new people and gain new experiences."

"It was a fun and exciting class. I learned a lot and had a great time doing do."

For more information please contact Fern Bonchek at or 812-336-2798. For information about PALS please visit