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Ask our riders and they’ll tell you that riding is FUN! However so much more is going on. Not only are our riders forming a special bond with their horses, but they are improving their balance, strengthening their muscles, improving their communication and social skills, all while working on their personal and riding goals. These things work together to improve self-esteem and confidence in all...
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The Mission of the Colorado Therapeutic Riding Center is to change the lives of people with disabilities by promoting their physical, psychological, and social well being through equine assisted activities. Since 1982 CTRC has held Premier Accreditation status from PATH Intl. (Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship International) and established itself not only as a center that is...
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Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship International (PATH Intl.), a federally-registered 501(c3) nonprofit, was formed in 1969 as the North American Riding for the Handicapped Association to promote equine-assisted activities and therapies (EAAT) for individuals with special needs....
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We are dedicated to providing meaningful, hands-on experiences in a welcoming environment. Whether you are visiting CTR for therapeutic, educational or leadership programming, our hands-on activities are carefully designed to challenge, strengthen and encourage. We tailor our programming and...
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Maryland Therapeutic Riding is dedicated to helping individuals find overall wellness and mental wellbeing in their lives through the therapeutic power of horseback riding. We strive to improve the quality of life of children, adults, active military, and veterans with special needs. There are a...
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Providing equine-assisted activities and therapies with teams of expert staff, dedicated volunteers and therapy horses at multiple safe and caring facilities. Hippotherapy as a treatment strategy utilizes equine movement as part of an integrated treatment plan and is implemented by a licensed physical, occupational or speech therapist who is an American Hippotherapy Assciation, Inc. Member...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 benefits of therapeutic riding and equine activities to our community. Meet our equine staff! Unicorn...
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Winslow Therapeutic Riding Unlimited, Inc. was a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, formed in 1974 to promote equine-assisted activities and therapies for individuals with special needs. In 2014, Winslow gained new strength and merged with the CLC Foundation, Inc., and is now known as CLC Foundation, Inc. d/b/a Winslow Therapeutic Riding Center, greatly enhancing the services we offer to clients. Sharing a...
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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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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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