The Following list of Hippotherapy Clinical Specialists compiled by the American Hippotherapy Association, Inc.
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HPCS - A therapist who carries the AHCB Board Certification in Hippotherapy. Hippotherapy Clinical Specialists names are followed by 'HPCS' on this list.
Level II Therapist - A therapist who has completed both Level I and II AHA Approved Courses who demonstrates clinical problem solving with respect to clinical reasoning, the Hippotherapy Conceptual Framework and application of the Disablement Model. They have clinical application of NDT, SI and Motor Learning within the hippotherapy treatment strategy.
Level I Therapist - A therapist who has completed the AHA Approved Level I Course who has gained the basic knowledge of the horse's movement and its application to patients with neuromuscular disorders. They have also gained knowledge of horse and patient selection, evaluation, treatment planning and business aspects.
** NARHA Registered Therapist
Ellen Davis, OT, HPCS** firstname.lastname@example.org
Kristye Chastang, PT Level I PKChastang@aol.com
Bay Minette, AL
Joann Schnellbaecher, OT** Level II email@example.com