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PATH Intl. Online Standards Course and Exam
Member Price$20.00
Non-Member Price$30.00
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PATH Intl. Online Standards Course and Exam



Learning PATH Intl. Standards is vital for PATH Intl. Certified Professionals, instructors-in-training, center representatives, site visitors, program administrators and anyone interested in learning the highest safety standards and industry best practices for equine-assisted activities and therapies (EAAT). This course will provide you with an overview of how the standards are organized and how they come together to holistically support EAAT programing. You can expect to dedicate approximately 6 hours of coursework.  

Learning Objectives:

As a result of taking this course, students will be able to:
     1. Identify the three sections that comprise the Core Standards.
     2. Identify how the Standards Manual is organized and the resources available within.
     3. Identify how PATH Intl. Standards support instructors and centers.
     4. Identify PATH Intl. Mandatory Standards to support programing.
     5. Describe how standards holistically support EAAT programing in all specialties.


Please allow 3-5 business days to be enrolled in this resource after purchase.


Course Length and Schedule:

The course will require approximately six hours of work, including reading provided materials, viewing presentations and completing assessment questions. Once enrolled, the course will be available for 60 days. During this time, participants can log in and out as many times as they wish.  The course will expire and restrict access after 60 days, post-enrollment.  


Intended Audience

Center representatives, individuals involved with center accreditation, certification candidates, PATH Intl. Certified Instructors seeking continuing education opportunities and anyone interested in learning the association's safety standards and best practices. 


Note for Instructor Candidates

If you are starting the process to become a PATH Intl. Certified Professional, at the registered level, DO NOT PURCHASE THIS COURSE HERE. The $87 application fee that you submit with the application form (by fax or mail) covers this component.


Click here to download the certified instructor application and complete details of the process.



There are no live or synchronous activities in this course; all coursework is done on your own time, following the course's active period.  Course participants will earn a certificate of completion after completing the course assessment. *A certificate of completion is not an instructor certification.


Course Pricing

Standard Price: $30

PATH Intl. Member Discount Price: $20



Continuing Education for PATH Intl. Credentialed Professionals

This course will provide six continuing education credits (CEs) toward PATH Intl. Instructor compliance.



Withdrawal/Transfer Policy

Course participants may withdraw from an unopened course within 30 days of purchase. No refunds will be provided if a course has been launched by the user.


Recommended Material:
- 2018 PATH Intl. Standards for Certification and Accreditation Manual
*A printable version of the standards manual is available to PATH Intl. members free of charge in the member area of the PATH Intl. website,  The price of the PATH Intl. Online Standards Course does not include the price of an electronic version of the standards manual.  If you would like to reference the manual as you work through the course, please access the resource through the member area of the website or purchase a hardcopy through the online store.


Technical Requirements

Our learning management system is CourseWebs.  To access the LMS, you will need an internet connection and an internet browser with Java enabled (Mac users must use Firefox, or other Mac-compatible browser as Safari is not compatible with CourseWebs)


Accessibility Statement

PATH Intl. is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for all course participants in accordance with federal guidelines. If you have a disability, use assistive technology or need accommodations to fully access a course, please email A representative at PATH Intl. will contact you to discuss your needs.

Additional Information:
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