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CHA Driving Instructor and Driver Certification Clinic

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Certified Horsemanship Association (CHA) is a membership organization, operating internationally, whose purpose is to advance excellence in horsemanship safety and education for the entire horse industry. The Horse Hands program and facility has been accredited by the CHA since 2009, and is also a host site for various CHA certified clinics. This fall we are hosting a Driving Instructor and Driver Certification Clinic (DIDC) at the Zoo.

This program is for driving instructors who teach group lessons in the camp or commercial driving school setting, and for recreational or commercial drivers. Certification includes single and team driving with multiple vehicle types. Both breast collar and collar harness are addressed. There are several workshops included in this clinic including Teaching Techniques for Driving, Risk Reduction, Passenger Safety in Loading and Unloading, Harness Fit and Adjustment, Road Driving, Emergency Procedures and Professionalism. The minimum age for Assistants is 16-years-old, and the minimum age for a driver/driving instructor is 18-years-old.

The clinic is a five-day clinic, and all equipment and horses are provided. The fee for the clinic is $875 for the week. Lunch is provided daily.

For more information about the clinic, please contact Becky Manning at 602-286-3800 x7630 or bmanning@phoenixzoo.org.

For more information about the CHA, visit their website at www.cha-ahse.org.


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