(January 2020) – Certified Horsemanship Association (CHA) is seeking experts within the horse industry as speakers for the 2020 CHA International Conference. Part of CHA’s mission is providing quality continuing education within the horse industry, and the annual international conference is CHA’s ultimate learning opportunity. The 2020 CHA International Conference is scheduled for October 30 – November 1, 2020 at Texas A&M University in College Station, TX. Speakers at this event include riding instructors, horse trainers, barn managers, veterinarians, equine behaviorists, farriers, saddle fit specialists, equine association representatives, business consultants, and other equine professionals. Those wishing to attend the conference should Save the Dates.
If you would like to speak, CHA is now accepting speaker applications for classroom-style lectures, roundtable and panel discussions, hands-on horse demonstrations, and mounted riding sessions (using Parsons Mounted Cavalry school horses) with attendees who sign up on a first-come, first-serve basis. Sessions at the CHA International Conference are focused on safe, effective, and fun horsemanship.
CHA is all-breed and all-discipline organization. The audience at the CHA International Conference includes riding instructors, trail guides, barn managers, driving and vaulting coaches, horse owners, riders, and general horse enthusiasts. Attendees can sign up to ride well-trained school horses provided by the Texas A&M Parsons Mounted Cavalry. CHA members and non-members alike attend as the conference is open to the public with prior registration.
Those wishing to speak should contact CHA at 720-857-9550 or clandwehr@CHA.horse. The deadline is March 2, 2020. Those applying to speak will need to send a professional biography paragraph, a photo, and a session title and paragraph description, along with anything needed to fulfill your session.
More information about the CHA International Conference can be found here. Additional information will be added online throughout the year, including the full line-up of speakers and sessions.
CHA Instructors Change Lives Through Safe Experiences with Horses. The purpose of CHA is to promote excellence in safety and education for the benefit of the horse industry. CHA certifies instructors and trail guides, accredits equestrian facilities, publishes educational manuals, produces educational horsemanship DVDs and YouTube Safety shorts, and hosts regional and international conferences. For more information on the largest certifying body of riding instructors and barn managers in North America, Certified Horsemanship Association, please visit www.CHA.horse or call 859-259-3399. To find a certified horseback riding instructor or accredited equine facility near you, visit www.CHA.horse