What is Therapeutic Riding?

IMG_0746“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 ProgramsDSCN1344

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

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

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