Why use therapeutic riding?
Functional and measurable improvements have been shown in individuals with physical, cognitive, and speech disabilities.
WALKERS EQUINE THERAPY CENTER
in 2011 with the purpose of providing instruction or training to
children for the principle of developing and/or improving their
capabilities—physically, emotionally, and/or mentally.
measurable improvements have been shown in individuals with physical,
cognitive and speech disabilities. The effect of the horse’s smooth
movement and gentle gait sends 134 vibrations to the brain and inner
ear through the spinal cord. Interaction with these gentle giants
helps increase muscle control which improving posture and the sensory
is provided by riding outside in the sunshine and fresh air and away
from the medical atmosphere, which clients often see too much of.
able and encouraged to build relationships with these horses, while
having fun and learning to ride at the same time!