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Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Equine Activities (ACPEA) is a self-governing network who are active in providing education and support for its members.

Our Mission

The Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Equine Activities is a professional body which is proactive in empowering its members by facilitating learning and development opportunities, supporting innovation and sharing best practice. We provide high quality evidence-based physiotherapy, using the equine in the treatment and intervention for people affected by illness, injury and disability. 


The Journey so Far ........

A little bit of history

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Hippotherapy and Equine Facilitated Therapy.

The equines movement is used to influence and engage sensory and neuromotor systems.A partnership with "Therapist, Equine and Client".

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Our Aims and Objectives


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The Committee

The role of the Executive Committee is to support members in their training and professional development, to promote ACPEA Physiotherapists both in

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Regional Representatives

Within the UK and Ireland there are ten ACPEA regions, with a Regional Representative allocated to each region.

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International Affairs

As a professional network we believe in learning and improving practice through collaboration, as well as sharing best practice with other countries

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The Federation of Horses in Education and Therapy Internationally- HETI

ACPEA is a federation member of HETI and this means we have:

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The Human Equine Interaction Register UK

The Register aims to bring together all people involved in the field of human equine interactions to ensure high quality service provision and create

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