The Program: Stretching mind and muscles, therapeutic horseback riding produces remarkable benefits, and is recognized as one of the most progressive forms of therapy gaining recognition world-wide. The warmth and rhythmic movement of the horse provides numerous physical benefits.
Improved: gross and fine motor skills, self-awareness, body strength, balance, and coordination
The feeling of mobility and being able to control such a large animal provides psychological benefits leading to a feeling of satisfaction and accomplishment.
Increased: independence, self image, confidence, attention span, and motivation
Children with cerebral palsy, Down syndrome, autism, spina bifida, Angel man syndrome, Prader-Willi syndrome, as well as those with learning disabilities, hearing or visual impairments benefit from therapeutic horseback riding.