Lake Erie College equine studies faculty to participate in PATH Conference 2015


Lake Erie College is pleased to announce that several faculty members from the School of Equine Studies will be presenting at the Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship (PATH) International Conference in Cleveland, Ohio from November 4-7, 2015.

Dr. Pamela Hess, Dean of the School of Equine Studies,will be presenting on the topic of "Protecting Your Horse with Bio-security." In addition to her presentation, full-time equine studies faculty members Mary Pardee and Debby Savage will speak on "Teaching and Implementing Quality Riding Instruction" and "Longeing," respectively.

Adjunct faculty members from the College’s therapeutic horsemanship program, which debuted this academic year, will also be participating in the conference. Chris Goodall will present "Putting it into Practice: Equine Assisted Psychotherapy and the Veteran," and Teresa Morris will be in charge of Horse Expo Day on November 7.

The conference is based at the Hotel Cleveland (formerly the Renaissance Cleveland Hotel). "Although a small conference for a large city, this is a really big deal for the therapeutic horsemanship industry and the equine industry in Cleveland!" said Hess.

For more information on Lake Erie College’s participation in the PATH conference, visit More information on the LEC School of Equine Studies is available at

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