Therapeutic Riding

Therapeutic riding makes a difference and changes lives! 

 

For people with disabilities and those who are at risk, the horse and its environment can provide unique healing and learning experiences.  Under the watchful eye of a certified instructor, trained volunteers, educators and health care professionals, a student’s interaction with a horse can be therapeutic as well as a fun and freeing experience. 

Unlike most therapies, therapeutic riding is fun.  It also produces results.  Some of the benefits one can expect:     

Physical…

Improved coordination and muscle tone

Improved posture and balance     

Improved gross and fine motor skills

Increased range of motion

Cognitive…

 Improved attention and concentration 

Improved sequencing and planning

Improved flexibility in thinking

Improved judgement

Psycho-Social…

Increased self confidence and self-cont

Increased understanding of consequences

Improved social interaction

Increased empathy and empowerment

 

 For more information, contact us!
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