Therapy services are a direct medical treatment provided by a licensed physical therapist or occupational therapist and can start as young as age two. The word hippotherapy derives from the Greek word hippos, meaning horse.

  • Promotes Strength
  • Increases Flexibility
  • Develops Balance
  • Improves Coordination
  • Helps Breathing
  • Improves Coping Skills
  • Builds Self-Confidence
  • Improves Social Skills

Minimum riding age is 2. We are able to work with a wide range of disabilities. Common diagnosis include (but are not limited to):

  • Muscular Dystrophy
  • 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

Introducing Speech Therapy with Aspen Speech Therapy!

Equine assisted therapy with speech-language pathology professionals uses evidence-based practice and clinical reasoning in the purposeful manipulation of equine movement to engage sensory, neuromotor, language and cognitive systems to achieve functional outcomes. For more information on equine-assisted speech therapy with Aspen Speech Therapy, please visit: