On the 10th of November, Riding Together – Solidarity on Horseback was presented at Todos a Galope Equestrian Centre (TaG), located at Monsanto Forest Park, in Lisbon. The panel of speakers was formed by representatives of RITSH’s international and national partners, namely Joana Moreira (TaG’s President), José Sá Fernandes (City Councilor for Green Structure and Energy) Salvador Simó (Researcher at University of Vic – Central University of Catalonia) and Isabel Bucho (Special Education Teacher at Casa Pia de Lisboa, a Public Institute under the tutelage of the Portuguese Ministry of Labour and Social Solidarity). This public event was dedicated to the promotion […]
RITSH’s Training Programme 3 took place from the 31st of August to the 9th of September at The Institute Français du cheval et de l’Equitation (IFCE). This training was dedicated to acquiring skills and competencies for planning, delivering and assessing horse mediated activities, in particular: understanding the concept, principles, applications and challenges of equine mediation; knowing how to apply the behaviour of the horse in an equine mediation session; and developing one’s horsemanship tools to safely conduct horse mediated sessions, namely by developing concentration and listening capacities using relaxation and psycho-sensorial awakening.