Through gentle play, games, songs, and stretching exercises, therapeutic riding may provide riders many physical, emotional and psychological opportunities for improvements in their daily lives.
Did you know a horses' movements are similar to a human's gait? Riders facing physical challenges often show improvements with their:
Riders that face developmental delays and/or emotional or psychological challenges that participate in therapeutic riding programs may show improvement in their:
Other Types of Equine Assisted Therapies
According to PATH International, "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."