• Learning and Certification Opportunities

    NCTRC is located between two major airports, Raleigh (RDU) and Greensboro (GSO), and is convenient for participants from all over the southeast. Please contact us with questions, or for more information on mentoring opportunities and on-demand PATH certifications.

    Instructor Certification

    December 14 - 15, 2019

    In partnership with PATH Int'l, NCTRC is offering a Registered Instructor Certification only - candidates will need to have completed the workshop portion already. This two day testing is for participants attaining certification as a PATH Registered Instructor.

    ESMHL Workshop and Skills Test

    January 23 - 26, 2020

    In partnership with PATH International, NCTRC is offering an Equine Specialist in Mental Health and Learning (ESMHL) Workshop and Practical Horsemanship Skills Test. An ESMHL ensures the safety and well-being of the equine during equine-facilitated mental health and education programming. This three day workshop provides specialized training for equestrians who are interested in equine facilitated mental health and education programs.

    Instructor On-Site Workshop & Certification

    May 28 - 31, 2020

    This workshop and certification weekend is for those who want to become PATH-certified therapeutic riding instructors. In partnership with PATH Int'l, NCTRC offers a Registered Instructor On-Site Workshop and Certification annually. This four day workshop and certification is designed for participants interested in learning more about teaching therapeutic riding, and attaining certification as a PATH Registered Instructor.