TRAV Education Day 2018

We hope you will join us on Saturday, August 25, 2018, for our TRAV Education Day!
Registration is now open & limited!


Tri-County is located at 7408 John Marshall Hwy Marshall, VA 20115
(540) 364-1891

5 .5 Hrs. of CEU topics will cover Disabilities, PATH Policy Update & Horse Mgmt:

PTSD and the Veteran Participant

Machele Huff, LCSW, (2 hrs)

Machele Huff is a PATH Registered Instructor and has practised clinical social work for 25 years. Her clinical expertise includes mental health treatment for youth, families, and adults with specialty practice in non-mounted equine-assisted therapy, substance abuse and recovery, and veteran treatment. She is currently the Veterans Justice Outreach Specialist for the Salem VAMC spell out. Machele serves as an ambassador in advocacy and treatment for veterans who are incarcerated or court-involved.

PATH, Intl. Registered Level Certification Changes

Mary Jo Beckman (1.5hrs)

Mary Jo Beckman, Master PATH Instructor & James Brady Lifetime Achievement Award recipient, is the current PATH Region, 3 representative. Many of you know her as a prominent lead visitor for accreditation as well as a lead faculty/evaluator for the registered level instructor. She is also a level 1 therapeutic driving instructor providing lessons at Loudoun Therapeutic Riding. 

Equine Neck & Back: Common Pathology, Treatments, & Maintenance

Elizabeth Coppelman, DMV (2 hrs)

Dr. Coppelman is a Virginia native who received her undergraduate degree in animal science at The University of Florida, veterinary degree at The Ohio State University, and completed a large animal surgical residency at the University of Minnesota.  She recently moved back to Virginia and is an associate at Total Equine Veterinary Associates.

The tentative schedule is as follows:

8:30-9:00 am: Registration
9:00-11:00 am Michelle Huff
11:00-12:30 pm Mary Jo Beckman
12:30-1:15 pm Lunch, Raffle, Shopping
1:15-3:15 pm Dr. Coppelman


FREE for Individual Members
$10 boxed lunch per person.
$20 for Individual membership for the current year. ($30 for membership/box)

To Register: Fill out the attached form and mail it in

**Boxed Lunches provided by the infamous Red Truck Rural Bakery-yum!
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