New York Therapeutic Riding Center (operated at a Chateau Stables - NYC's oldest carriage horse facility)
EAGALA Equine Specialist- Certified 2008 - 2010 - Qualified for continued practice - Equine Assisted Growth and Learning Association -EAGALA is dedicated to improving the mental health of individuals, families, and groups around the world by setting the standard of excellence in Equine Assisted Psychotherapy.
The Equus Projects - Board of Directors in 2008-2012. The Equus Projects partners professional dancers with horses and their riders to create site-specific performance works that merge the artistry of dance with the athletics of equestrianism.
Board Member and Presented "Horse of Course" Educational Programs for NYC School Children.
2004 National Horse Show - Madison Square Garden - Mounted Color Guard and Drill Team for Opening Ceremony
New York University, Steinhardt School of Education - BS (magna cum laude) - music and education
In addition to teaching horsemanship, Petina Cole has provided music programs and private instruction for special learners and enjoyed a long career as a professional musician, playing flute, singing and writing music.
Tai Chi For Equestrians - James Shaw - Riding from the Inside Out
Paving the Path to Success -- Regional NARHA Conference
Therapeutic Horsemanship for People with Autism
Facility and Herd Management
Equine Biomechanics & Kinesiology
My Horse, My Partner: Teamwork on the Ground Alpha & Omega Services, Inc. -- Mounted Patrol Training - Basic Certification Course Monty Roberts -- Join Up