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We count on our volunteers to make riding lessons possible every week. Learn more about the many ways volunteers help out! Our PATH-certified instructors have extensive training in therapeutic riding for people with disabilities. We offer weekly lessons, summer lessons, an autism program, classes for seniors, and more. Each of our horses has a big personality and brings something unique to...
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Therapeutic riding encompasses many equine assisted activities. Riding, grooming, and leading horses encourages physical, cognitive and emotional advancement and helps develop social skills for those of all abilities. The horse's natural movement replicates the human gait and riding encourages three dimensional hip rotation and movement of the spine. This exceptional ability is beneficial not...
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To partner with a horse is to share its strength and grace. The experience can be life-changing. We know because we see it happen every day. For more than 40 years, we’ve connected people with physical, intellectual, and emotional challenges to the healing power of horses.
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PoVa is located at the Poway Valley Stock Farm in Poway. Working with some very special horses and a dedicated group of volunteers, we are able to offer private and semi-private lessons to children... Our mission is to provide equine assisted activities and therapies to children and adults with...
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We have a lot to offer! Adaptive Riding, Healing through Horses, Educational Programs, and Occupational Therapy Fieldwork Opportunities. You can help! Charitable donations are extremely important to our ability to serve disabled riders and their families. Join us! Help offer the wonderful...
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My 5 year old son Ezequiel Gonzalez has been attending Equest Center for the last two years. Ezequiel has Spinal Muscular Atrophy type II. He loves his horse back riding (that is the name for Equest at our house). Not only is it great for his therapy for him, it is also an extra curricular activity. He only receives therapy twice a week at school. The thing with his muscles is they need as much...
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Therapeutic Riding, Hippotherapy, Horses, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Individuals with special needs, Equine Assisted Activities and Therapies. Opened in 1969 as the first therapeutic riding center built especially for the purpose of serving those with special needs in North America, the Cheff Therapeutic Riding Center strives to focus on what individuals can accomplish, not on what...
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The Santa Ynez Valley Therapeutic Riding Program offers lessons 5-days a week at the beautiful Santa Ynez Valley Equestrian Center. We have 28 years of success and welcome new students. We are a Premier Accredited Center with PATH International, the highest standard in therapeutic riding. “The horse’s gait, or walking pattern, is very similar to that of the human. Riding on a horse helps people...
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Serving Northern Arizona's Verde Valley, Connections provides therapeutic riding classes, equine assisted learning and equine assisted psychotherapy. Our participants are courageous individuals with a wide range of mild to profound challenges and disabilities. Through its partnership with horses, Connections Equine Therapy Program assists individuals with disabilities from children to adults,...
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Agape is an Indiana nonprofit that uses horses to work with individuals with special needs, at-risk youth, seniors, veterans, and corporate leadership teams. For some guests, we had simple victories: a brighter smile, a reason to go outside, a simple phrase expressing enjoyment. Other guests enjoyed reminiscing about horses, and the program provided a space to not only socialize with each other...
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Each year, 13,000 volunteer hours support the more than 4,000 equine assisted activities and therapies offered at Dream Catchers! One hour with one horse can positively impact a life forever... Join us as we create meaningful impact and priceless joy!
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The classes are limited to four students to enforce a safe and fun experience. Each class is designed to achieve special goals that meet the requirements of the group and the individual. Programs are designed and taught by a member of the Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship International (PATH). Volunteers are always needed and are an invaluable part of the program. They can...
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Little Bit Therapeutic Riding Center is a community where horses transform the bodies, minds, and spirits of people with disabilities. Ready to take the next step? You can become a contributor to our cause, or participate yourself. Find Out How →. Find out about our organization, mission, our methods, and the results of decades of advocacy. Learn More →. Sign up with your email address to...
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GAIT Therapeutic Riding Center uses 10 specially trained horses, PATH Certified Instructors & trained volunteers to provide equine activities & therapies to people with disabilities. Riding and working with horses allows participants to learn through visual, auditory, and tactile methods. These interactions with the horse allow participants to explore their environment and gain new life skills...
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Eos-TRC is a Non-Profit Corporation Providing Therapeutic Horseback Riding to Children and Adults with Special Needs. Eos Therapeutic Riding Center was established in 1992 to provide therapeutic horseback riding activities for mentally, physically and emotionally challenge children and adults. Eos (pronounced EE-ose) is a shortened form of the word Eohippus, the first horse of evolution. Its...
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The J. F. Shea Center for Therapeutic Riding in Orange County, CA serves people with disabilities who can benefit from Equine Assisted Therapy and Activities. Established in 1978 and located in Orange County, California, the J. F. Shea Therapeutic Riding Center serves people with disabilities who can benefit from therapeutic riding and activities around the horse. We offer our clients a variety...
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FENCE offers 384 acres of hardwood forest, meadow, and wetland for hikers, birdwatchers, gardeners, astronomers. Our entire property is protected by a conservation easement, so it will always be available for future generations. During the school year, some eight thousand elementary and junior high school students join our Project FENCE natural history curriculum. The FENCE Equestrian Center...
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Pony Power Therapies is a non-profit organization giving special needs and at-risk children and adults a unique opportunity to ride, care for and interact with horses. Our riding and non-riding activities enhance individuals’ physical, social and emotional well-being in a safe, nurturing farm environment. “The kids transform when they are at Pony Power. You can’t beat the sensory input, from...
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TROT provides equine-assisted activities and therapies for children with physical and developmental disabilities. TROT serves children with autism, cerebral palsy, developmental delay, Down syndrome, traumatic brain injury, multiple sclerosis, spinal cord injury, hearing/vision impairments, and other special needs. Learn more about how TROT can help children ›. Heroes on Horses is TROT’s...
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When Connor first started it was difficult for him to successfully complete a lesson without behavioural challenges... but once working with the instructors I started to see a real change in him; decreased anxiety levels that would continue for a couple of days after each lesson, the ability to better follow instructions, increased ability to communicate, improved strength and self-confidence,...
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