We're often asked, “What is the goal of your program? What are you trying to achieve?” These are excellent questions. Although our program does include mounted work, we do not focus on the elements included in traditional riding lessons. Instead, our goal is to to help students improve their life skills in partnership with the horse. A typical lesson includes:
As a therapeutic horsemanship program, we are not a hippotherapy program. Hippotherapy utilizes the horse's movement to enhance the treatment goals of an individual as set by a Physical Therapist, Occupational Therapist, or Speech-Language Pathologist, who is present during the service.
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