Svitani - Academy of Equine Assited Services

Are you curious to know what EAS is and how it works?
Join our online course!


Embark on your journey with our online course, offering foundational knowledge
in Equine Assisted Services.
This introductory course sets the stage for our specialized advanced courses, equipping you with the essential insights needed to excel in the field.

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Starting on 29 July 2024. Seat limited!

What This Course Offers:

  • Flexible Learning: Dive into 74 educational hours of engaging, multimedia content across five modules at your own pace.
  • Expert-Led Instruction: Gain insights from seasoned professionals with over 25 years of experience in Equine Assisted Services.
  • Language Accessibility: Take advantage of automatic subtitles in your preferred language to enhance your video learning experience. The text is also easy to understand, with automatic page translation available in your language.
  • Practical and Theoretical Skills: From safety protocols to handling techniques, learn everything you need to effectively support EAS sessions and enhance client outcomes.
  • Certification and Resources: Receive a certificate of completion and continuous access to course materials and updates.

Věra Lantelme-Faisan, MSc

Physiotherapist, Equine Assisted Therapy Clinical Specialist, Lecturer

Czech Republic

Věra has extensive experience in paediatric rehabilitation (since 1999) and has completed several specialized courses – Hippotherapy (under the Czech Equine Facilitated Therapy Association and American Hippotherapy Association), Vojta method, CranioSacral Therapy, etc.

She focuses on Equine Assisted Physiotherapy (EAT)/Hippotherapy services for children from 3 months of age with a wide range of diagnoses.

Three Steps to Becoming
an Equine Assisted Services Professional

  • Gain Knowledge and Understanding of Equine Assisted Services
  • Acquire Practical Experience with Equines
  • Obtain Certification and Continue Professional Development


Starting on 29 July 2024. Seat limited!

Seeking In-Depth and Comprehensive Insights into Equine Assisted Services?

Věra Lantelme-Faisan is a distinguished educator in Equine Assisted Services. She brings over two decades of specialized teaching experience, including serving as president of the Czech Equine Facilitated Therapy Association and leading innovative programs internationally.

Věra's expertise and approach is to merge theoretical knowledge with practical skills, making her courses essential for practitioners seeking comprehensive education in EAS.

Her deep understanding of pediatrics and physiotherapy enhances her instructional skills, ensuring her teachings are impactful and widely applicable.

The course was very beneficial, led by EAS experts. The course brought me a lot of new information and knowledge. I recommend this course to everyone who wants to learn about EAS. Thanks to this course, I have gained a lot of new knowledge and made contacts with experts in EAS to continue moving my knowledge forward.
Daniela FrišlovičováSlovakia
I recommend this course because is so detailed and helpful for all who is interested in Equine and EAS, EAL, EAT. Biggest opportunity is to be able learning by someone experienced and committed like instructor Vera. She is kind, profesional and always available.
Zijada Kurtodža, dipl.defektolog-logopedBosnia & Hecegovina
I took this course on the recommendation of my wife, and I am very pleased with it. Thanks to this course, I have gained a lot of knowledge in the field of EAS and working with horses. I highly recommend this course.
Peter FrišlovičSlovakia

This unique online course offers a comprehensive curriculum designed to provide in-depth knowledge and practical skills essential for becoming a proficient Equine Assisted Services Professional, accessible from anywhere in the world.

What will you learn?

Our course focuses on gaining theoretical and practical skills. What will you learn?

  • The EAS principles
    and how it may positively influence human health
  • How to utilise all aspects of the stables environment
    and the presence of the equine
  • How to perform a safe and productive lesson
    or session should look like. What quality marks expect from providers.
  • EAS history and evolution
    in the world, EAS associations
  • Main indications and contraindications
    to be aware of precautions
  • Therapy positions on the equine back
    and how to assist the therapist or instructor
  • Mounting, dismounting,
    securing the client on and aroung the equine
  • Overview of EAS applications
    for common diagnosis
  • Team members and their roles
    for all EAS field
  • Factors contributing to safety
    in the EFT treatment sessions and program
  • Potential emergencies
    and appropriate procedures
  • How to communicatice with client
    and the family
  • Selection and use of EAS equipment
    for the centre, equines and clients
  • Overview of documentation and record keeping
    including EAS program administration and funding
  • Overview of Equine skills and knowledge
    equine evolution, body language, health, wellbeing, anatomy and physiology
  • Therapy equines
    selection, preparation and training and movement specifics
  • Ways of Equine handling during EAS
    including up-to-date approaches to equine welfare

Your gained competency

Our course focuses on gaining theoretical and practical skills for assisteing during EAS lessons and sessions. What will you gain?

  • Comprensive knowledge about EAS fields
    know the different aproaches and principles
  • Skills how to to be productive and helpful
    for client and therapist or introctor and facilitate the best outcome results
  • The ability to facilitate a safe
    and effectice environment
  • The ability to follow and assist the plan
    to meet the client's needs
  • The ability to use handling
    and transferring techniques of the client
  • Being able to assist with mounting and dismounting
    with the equipment available in accordance with the treatment goals and the client´s needs
  • Being able to use the special tack and equipment
    based on the needs of the client and the treatment goals
  • Knowledge in observing the equine behaviour
    and environment to facilitate a safe and effective treatment session for all involved

Register for our online course to begin your journey as an Equine Assisted Services Professional

Your course includes

  • 5 Modules – learn at your own pace, whenever it fits your schedule - lessons open up gradually to make the information understandable. You can study the lesson content as often as you need.
  • Integration of videos, audios, and written texts allows you to learn in a manner that best suits your preferences.
  • Choose your preferred language. Videos come with automatic subtitles in your chosen language. Text is easy understandable with an automatic translation in your language.
  • The Quick Reference Workbook (digital copy) at the end of the course.
  • Certificate of completion.
  • Support with all our courses; this is a well-supported program – to ensure you keep progressing and don't get stuck. Your lecturer is ready to answer your inquiries via email.
  • Lifetime Access to the Entire Course - there is no expiration date, and your access to the videos will never go away. You will receive all the future additions for Free.
  • Access to a particular FB community group to connect the EAS practitioners to share your experience.
  • Full 14-Day Money Back Guarantee - if you are not satisfied with this Course for any reason, return it for a full refund within 14 days of joining the course.​​

Starting on 29 July 2024

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Who is this course designed for?

This course is ideal for individuals looking to begin or enhance their career in equine assisted services. It is suitable for assistants, therapists, healthcare providers, educators, and anyone interested in learning about therapeutic equine practices.

What will I learn in this course?

Participants will gain foundational knowledge in equine assisted services, including the basics of equine behavior, safety protocols, EAS principles, and working procedure. The course also covers effective communication, team collaboration, and approaches to maximizing client outcomes.

How is the course structured?

The course is delivered online and consists of several modules that include video lectures, reading assignments, and interactive activities. Each module builds on the previous one, culminating in a comprehensive understanding of equine assisted services.

Will I receive continuing education credits for completing this workshop?

Yes, participants will receive certificates of completion that may be eligible for continuing education credits, depending on their professional licensing board's requirements. Please check with your licensing board for specific details.

How long does the course take to complete?

The course typically takes 74 hours to complete, which can be done at your own pace. Participants have the flexibility to start and stop as needed, fitting the learning into their schedule.

Do I need any prior experience or qualifications?

No prior experience with horses or in healthcare is required. However, a genuine interest in working with animals and people, and a commitment to learning new skills are essential for success in this field.

Will I receive a certificate upon completion?

Yes, upon completing the course and passing the assessments, participants will receive a certificate that can be used to demonstrate their qualifications in equine assisted services to employers or clients.

Is there support available during the course?

Yes, course participants have access to instructor support, online forums, and peer discussion groups to help them through their learning journey.

What are the technical requirements to enroll?

You will need access to a computer or mobile device with internet connectivity. All course materials are accessible online through our learning management system.

Can I get a refund if I'm not satisfied with the course?

Yes, we offer a 14-day money-back guarantee if you feel the course does not meet your expectations.

How can I enroll in the course?

You can enroll directly on our website. Once registered, you will receive immediate access to the course materials so you can start your learning journey right away.

What If I Don’t Have The Time Right Now?

We get it, life is busy! When you join this online course, you are a member for life, so you can go through the course now or later, or as often as you want!

What If My Internet Is Super Slow?

While most of the Course content is delivered over the internet, the videos can be customized for playback in slow internet areas. If you do join and find that you can't participate in the Course as you hoped, we offer a 14 Day Full Money Back Guarantee.

What If I Fall Behind?

When you join this course, you have lifetime access, so you can go through at your own pace, and retake the Course as many times as you wish!

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