The Instituto Homo Caballus (iHOCA), was founed by Mara and Bjarke Rink and other founding members, to insure a legacy for future generations.
iHOCA's mission is to :
promote the partnership between man and horse for the well-being of both and for the sustainable development of the Cachoeiras de Macacu region.
The Instituto Homo-Caballus (iHOCA) aims to:
promote the equitation science, equestrianculture and the Man-Horse symbiosis
promote the development and democratization of Equitation, as a physical activity, therapy and for leisure and as a educational and professional sport, including contributing to the development of future generations of horse lovers, athletes, trainers and instructors.
promote ecotourism, outdoor activitues and sustainable development in the Cachoeiras de Macacu region
Old saddle (Ariane Janér)
iHOCA looks to develop project in areas like:
equestrianism and inclusive citizenship
equestrianism as a way for young people to discover the outdoor life
sustainable development of the destination of Cachoeiras de Macacu.