Stacy Alberson, OT, 3436 E. Kiehl Avenue, Apt. 3609, Sherwood, AR. 72120, 501.835.4851 email@example.com.
High Hopes Therapeutic Riding, Inc., Carolyn Jagielski, PT, Kitty Stalsubrg, Program Director, PO Box 254, Old Dyme, CT 06371, 860.434.1974
High Hopes accepts PT and PTA students interested in hippotherapy from August to June. This is a part-time affiliation with 50-75% of the time involved in hippotherapy sessions. Prerequisites include: transportation, interview is possible and internship requirements. Educational institutions that High Hopes has been an affiliation site for include: Teikyo Post College, University of New England, Quinnipiac College, Connecticut College, University of Connecticut and Weslyan.
It’s Great: Carol Huegel, PT. 11326 SW 21 Lane: Gainesville, FL. 32607: 352.332.7322. It’s Great accepts both PT and PTA students interested in practicing using hippotherapy as a treatment strategy. This affiliation is full time and is usually 8 weeks with 50-75% of the time spent practicing hippotherapy. It’s Great has been an affiliation site for University of Florida, University of St. Augustine, Lake City Community College and University of Central Florida. Carol integrates the curriculum of the AHA approved Introduction to Hippotherapy course into this affiliation.
Sonora Creek: Bethany Nugent, MS, PT, HPCS: 1973 Gaddis Road. Canton, GA. 30115. 678.409.8255
We accept PT and PTA students preferably with ped’s and neuro coursework complete or in progress. We have 1 fulltime PT and 1 part-time PT and can provide full or part-time affiliations year round with approximately 80% or more hippotherapy.
Theraplay, 9919 Towne Road, Carmel, IN 46032, 317.872.4166
This center accepts PT and OT students (part time and full time) and operates Monday-Friday. Fifty percent of the time is in hippotherapy sessions. Theraplay has been an affiliation site for University of Indianapolis, Western Michigan University and Indiana University.
BraveHearts at the Bergmann Centre: 4950 Route 173, Poplar Grove, IL. 61065: 815.765.2113. BraveHearts operates year round with two heated indoor arenas and a fully equipped outpatient clinic.
The Therapeutic Riding Center of West Calcasieu-Cameron Hospital: Heather Dionne, OTR: 886 Landry Lane, Sulphur, AL 70663, 318.625.3972 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for information. This center operates year round, 5 days per week with a pediatric outpatient center on site.
Greenlock Therapeutic Riding Center: Liz Baker, PT.: 55 Summer St., Rehoboth, MA. 02769, 508.252.5814
Greenlock accepts PT students interested in hippotherapy for their last affiliation from May to August. This is a part-time affiliation (20-24 hours per week) with 50-75% of the time performing hippotherapy. Greenlock has accepted students from the University of Rhode Island and will consider others. Greenlock follows the AHA curriculum for the Introduction to Hippotherapy course.
The Right Step: Rebecca Cook, OTR.: 5600 Katz Road, Grass Lake, MI. 49240: 517.914.0800 or visit www.rightsteptherapy.com for more information.
The Right Step has 1 OTR and operates 12 months per year offering Hippotherapy, Sensory Integration treatment and Therapeutic Listening home programs.
Health Directed Riding: Jan Dahl-Hansen, PT.: PO Box 335 Grandy, MN. 55029: 612.689.2812.
Health Directed Riding operates from May-October 1-2 days per week with 1 PT, 1 OTR, and 1 SLP.
CHOP/CSH: Cindy Marx, OTR. 35 S. Annapolis Avenue, Atlantic City, NJ. 08401: 609.347.6157, ext. 18. CHOP/CSH operates with 1 PT and 1 OTR from April-November twice per week.
New Jersey Somerset Hills Handicapped Riding Center, Oldwick, NJ: Gina Taylor, MS, OT, HPCS, 908-439-9636 or email@example.com for more information. Level I supervision for PT and OT students. Full time Level II placements for Occupational therapy students. Center operates year round and has contracts with NYU, Kean University and the Philadelphia Consortium.
Starlight Farms, Ringwood, NJ: Meredith S. Bazaar, 55 Skyline Drive, Suite 206A, Ringwood, NJ 07546, 201.306.9818 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Supervision for speech-language pathology grad students.
Special Strides in Monroe NJ provides opportunities for physical and occupational therapy students throughout the year. Please contact Susie Rehr, PT at email@example.com for questions concerning PT placement and contact Laurie Landy, OTR at LLandy@specialstrides.com for OT placements. Currently, PT students from Northeastern University, Simmons College, Quinnipiac University, University of Iowa, Thomas Jefferson University have contracts with Special Strides. OT students from NYU, Seton Hall and Kean University (Level 1 and Level II)
DeCanditis, Lanphere and Associates, LLC, 30 Sandia Haven, Cedar Crest, NM 87008, Cell-505.615.7016, Telephone 505.286.2880, Fax 505.281.3077, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
DeCanditis, Lanphere and Associates, LLC, accepts Occupational Therapy students for Level I and II fieldwork. Our organization is currently contracted with The University of New Mexico and we are further interested in collaborations with other universities including COTA programs.
Skyline Therapy Services, Ruth Dismuke-Blakely, CCC/SLP, PO Box 30, Sandia Park, NM 87047, 505.281.1811. Skyline operates year round, 5 days per week treating 10-15 patients per day utilizing all disciplines.
Tidman Therapy Services, Melanie Tidman, MA, OTR/L, 521 Vineyard Road NE, Albuquerque, NM 87113, 505.344.5756
Melanie accepts OT and COTA students interested in hippotherapy year round. This is a full-time affiliation for three to six months with 75-100% of the time involved with hippotherapy sessions. Prerequisites include basic horse handling and riding knowledge. Melanie has been an affiliation site for: Duquesne University, Colorado State University, Eastern Kentucky University, Spaulding University, Texas Women’s University, Texas Tech University, University of New Mexico, Nova southeastern University, Western New Mexico University, Eastern New Mexico University, University of Alabama-Birmingham and Apollo College.
Elizabeth Chauvot, PT, HPCS, 109 Watertrough Road, Berne, NY 12023, 518.872.2736 or email@example.com for more information.
Developing private practice specializing in hippotherapy.
Diamond Therapeutic Riding Program, Nancy Gasmann, PT, PO Box 5007, Minot, ND 58702- 5007, 701.852.3628. Diamond Therapeutic Riding Program operates from June-October with 1 PT, 2 days per week.
Community Association for Riding for the Disabled (CARD), Lynda Culley, PT, 4777 Dufferin Street, North York, Ontario M3H 5T3 Canada, 416.667.8600. CARD operates from January-June and September-December with 2 PT’s having 8 patients each.
Integris Jim Thorpe Rehabilitation, Jami Williams, PT, 4200 S. Douglas, Oklahoma City, OK 73109, 405.399.4144. Integris operates year round Monday-Thursday treating 4 patients per day. Treatment is performed by 1 PT, 2 OTR’s and 1 SLP.
Lift Me Up, Colleen Zanin, OTR, 8520 F Helen Terrace, Annandale, VA 22003, 703.435.8176 or email Zanin@erols.com for more information. Lift Me Up operates April-November on Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday with 2 PT’s and 3 OTR’s providing treatment.
Bear Creek Children’s Therapy/Little Bit Therapeutic Riding Center; Debra Peet-Walker, PT. 19802 N.E. 148th Street. Woodinville, Washington, 98072. 425-788-5404 or 425-882-1554 ext. 309 or contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Open to Second year student internships on a limited basis. Operates year round in four quarters, 4 days per week serving 8 patients per day.
South Hill Physical Therapy: Robyn Moug, PT, HPCS: 26419 N. North Rd.: Deer Park, WA. 99006: 509-464-4510 or email R_moug@msn.com for more information. This program operates year round, 1 day per week; summer 4 days per week with 4 PT’s, 1 OT.