2012 PATH Intl. Region 06 Conference

Mar 09, 2012 12:00pm -
Mar 11, 2012 11:30am


Event Description



PATH Intl.

Region 6 Conference


March 9-11, 2012

Fargo, ND

Hosted by:
Riding on Angels' Wings Therapeutic Horseback Riding Center
Serenity Therapeutic Equine Program 
North Dakota State University

please see below for schedule changes 




Best Western Doublewood Inn & Conference Center

3333 13th Avenue South

Fargo, ND 58103

Reservations: (800) 43-3235

Rate: $76 per night

Make Reservations by February 10th

Barn Track

NDSU Equine Center

5140 19th Avenue North

Fargo, ND 58102

Driving Directions - 

        Head west on 13th Ave SW toward Fiechtner Dr S

        Take the 2nd right toward I-29 N/US-81 N

        Take the ramp onto I-29N/US-81 N

        Take exit 67 for US-81 BUS/19th Ave N

        Keep left at the fork, follow signs for 19th Ave North W

        Turn left onto 19th Ave N/Co Rd 81

        Continue to follow 19th Ave N, destination will be on the left

To view a map of the directions, please visit this link:







Online registration will be available through February 17th.  After February 17th registration will need to be completed onsite.


Registration Fees:

Full Conference Through February 17           $100 members

Full Conference Through February 17           $120 non-members

Full Conference Onsite                                   $120 members

Full Conference Onsite                                   $140 non-members

Student Rate                                                   $75

Saturday Only Through February 17                   $75 members

Saturday Only Through February 17                   $95 non-members

Saturday Only Onsite                                     $95 members

Saturday Only Onsite                                     $105 non-members


Refund Policy:
Full refunds are given only if a written cancellation request is received at the PATH Intl.  office by February 9, 2012. A 50-percent refund is given if a written request is received at the PATH Intl. office by February 17, 2012. Individuals who do not submit a written request to PATH Intl. prior to February 17, 2012 will not receive a refund.  There will be no refunds for cancellations due to weather unless the conference is cancelled.




Please note there have been some schedule changes


Friday, March 9                                                                                            

noon to 8 p.m.             Conference Registration -F-M Convention Visitors Bureau

1 to 5 p.m.                   PATH Intl. Center Accreditation Training (CAT). 

                                    with Marsha Anderson

                                    Attendees must be pre-registered with PATH Intl. and bring the

                                    Most  current version of the 2011 PATH Intl. Standards for

                                    Certification & Accreditation Manual.

6:30 to 8 p.m.              Welcome with Charlotte Henley -open door consulting

8 to 10 p.m.                 Meet & Greet for all –with appetizers/beverages



Saturday, March 10

7 to 8:15 a.m.              Breakfast                                                                    

7 a.m. to 1 p.m.           Conference Registration (in the Courtyard)

8 to 8:45 a.m.              Region 6 meeting with Brad Thorsen

9 to 10:30 a.m.            Session A

        A1, CP Demonstration
with  Nate Hendrickson

        A2, Intro to Insurance
with Debi DeTurk Peloso, Markel Insurance

        A3, Woman Veteran Program
with Susie Bjorklund & Kay Mitzner, Freedom Farm

        A4, Grant Writting and the Foundation Directory Online
with Jama Rice

10:30 a.m. to noon     Session B

        B1, Harness Energy to Achieve
with KC Henry

        B2, Volunteer Recruitment/Retention
with First Link

        B3, Physical Disabilities
with  Kevin Anderson

       B4,Risk Management/Preparing for Accreditation
with Debi DeTurk Peloso

Noon to 1 p.m.            Lunch and PATH Intl. Update with Jama Rice

1:15 to 2:45 p.m.         Session C

        C1, Developing the Essential Board
with KC Henry

     C2, Autism
with PTP Autism Team
(take home techniques for instructors)

        C3, Care of the Older Horse
with Dr. Carrie Hammer

       C4, Fundraising Techniques
with RDO Community Responsibility Committee

1:30 to 5:30 p.m.         Barn Track
                                    Being held at NDSU Equine Center, 19th Avenue North

        1:30-2:30 Mental Health Demonstration
with Mark Schaefer

        2:30-3:30 Proper Mounting/Dismounting Procedures

        3:30-5:30 Chiropractor & Acupuncture Demonstration
with Dr. Kathy Seifert – Complete Veterinary Care

5:30 p.m.                     Supper on your own



Sunday, March 11

7 to 8 a.m.                   Breakfast

7:30 to 8 a.m.              State Meetings and Election of Officers (bring breakfast)

8 to 8:30 a.m.              Higher Education Information -with Erika Berg

8:30 to 9:30 a.m.         Mental Health Forum (panel)

8:30 to 10 a.m.            Instructor Forum (panel)

10 to 11:30 a.m.          Administrator Forum (panel)  

Event Type:Conference
Category:Regional Conference
Early registration ends on Feb 17, 2012.
Regular registration starts on Feb 18, 2012 and ends on Feb 17, 2012.
Late registration starts on Feb 18, 2012.