Festina Lente (QQI) Level 6 Therapeutic Riding Certification Programme


Festina Lente

Quality in Qualifications (QQI) Level 6 Therapeutic Riding Certification Programme

This course is ideal for both equestrian coaches and those with  a strong equestrian background and an interest in using

Therapeutic Riding for the physical, psycho-social and mental well being of children, teenagers and adults with a disability.

Over the 6 Modules, learners will coach riders with a broad range of disabilities under the supervision of Festina Lente Supervision

Support Staff engaging with both lesson and evaluation plans.

Learners work in groups of 4 for coaching practice throughout the course - providing a very rich  learning experience for everybody.


Guest speakers will focus on various topics including Equitation Science, Human Anatomy, Equine Anatomy, Speech Language Therapy, Supporting Riders with Challenging Behaviour and Sensory Processing Challenges, Insurance and  Marketing your Business.

Module 1      19th – 21st September 2022

Module 2     14th – 16th November 2022

Module 3      16th -19th January 2023

Module 4     20th – 23rd March 2023

Module 5     15th – 18th May 2023

Module 6     10th – 12th July 2023


Festina Lente, Old Connaught Avenue, Bray, Co Wicklow, A98 F702

Tel: 01-2720704 / 2720706 ext. 204 

Mobile: 0863549755 
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