THERAPEUTIC RIDING

Therapeutic riding is an equine-assisted activity designed for the purpose of contributing positively to the cognitive, physical, emotional and social well-being of people with disabilities.

BENEFITS OF THERAPEUTIC RIDING:
  • Promotes Strength
  • Increases Flexibility
  • Develops Balance
  • Improves Coordination
  • Helps Breathing
  • Improves Coping Skills
  • Builds Self-Confidence
  • Improves Social Skills

Minimum riding age is 4. We are able to work with a wide range of disabilities. Common diagnoses include (but are not limited to):

  • Muscular Dystrophy
  • ADD/ADHD
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Visual Impairment
  • Down Syndrome
  • Spina Bifida
  • Emotional Disorders
  • Spinal Cord Injuries
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Sensory Integration
  • Developmental Delay
  • Fine/Gross Motor Skills

SCHOLARSHIPS

Depending on scholarship funds available, we provide partial scholarships available to those who have demonstrated need. Please review the scholarship policies and contact Michele Kane with further questions. Michele@heartsandhorses.org