The Homo Caballus Institute (iHOCA) was founded by Mara and Bjarke Rink and other founding partners, with the intention of leaving a legacy for future generations.
iHOCA’s main mission is to
The Homo-Caballus Institute (iHOCA) aims to:
promoting the science of riding, equestrian culture and the human-horse symbiosis
promote the development and democratization of horse riding as a physical, therapeutic and leisure activity, and equestrianism as an educational and performance sport, including helping to train future generations of athletes, coaches and instructors.
promote ecotourism, outdoor life and sustainable development in the Cachoeiras de Macacu region
To this end, iHOCA seeks to develop projects in the following areas: