What is Therapeutic Riding?

20160220_132056 - Copy“Therapeutic riding is an equine-assisted activity for the purpose of contributing positively to the cognitive, physical, emotional and social well-being of individuals with special needs. Therapeutic riding provides benefits in the areas of health, education, sport and recreation & leisure.” -PATH International

Healing Horse Stables provides a place where all individuals, including those with special needs, can benefit from the positive effects of participating in equine-assisted activities.

Programs

  • Therapeutic Riding
  • Equine assisted Learning
  • Riding for relaxation
  • Mommy/Daddy and Me riding
  • Horsemanship programs

Future ProgramsIMG_1050

Healing Horse Stables hopes to build additional programs into the curriculum in the future including:

  • Hippotherapy – Physical, Occupational, and Speech Therapy utilizing horses
  • Equine Facilitated Psychotherapy

Learning to Ride

  • Basic English Lessons
  • Basic Western Lessons
  • Hunter/Jumper Lessons
  • Girl Scout Horsemanship programs
  • Birthday Parties!

Healing Horse Stables does provide public riding instruction as well as opportunities for experienced riders. For information on class schedules and pricing, contact Larissa Bokan at larissabokan@yahoo.com

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