For more information about specific certification requirements, please refer to the document below.

Instructor & Trainer Certification

Instructors and Trainers certified by the International Horsemanship Association will be able to become certified in skill areas of interest. To qualify, individuals must display a minimum degree of skill in the Ground Skills skill set as well as any additional skill sets that they are interested in.

Applicants will be required to:

  • Reach a minimum level of skill in category that they want to teach
  • Provide proof of CPR certification
  • Provide proof of $1,000,000 Professional Liability Insurance
  • Provide proof of Helmet Acknowledgement and Fitting Certification
  • Have three or more students who have reached a minimum level in the Grades of Horsemanship Pathway.
The certification process can be completed from the comfort of your own barn. No travel is required.