Providing equine assisted therapy for those with physical, mental, or emotional challenges

Therapeutic Riding Program

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Therapeutic riding is a unique therapy tool providing multiple health benefits and fostering development of the whole person. The movement of the horse stimulates the rider’s pelvis and trunk in a manner that closely resembles the normal gait of a human. This movement can be used to produce specific physical changes. Emphasis is given to improving gross and fine motor skills, behavioral skills, language/communication skills and social/emotional skills.Participants in our programs experience increased balance, coordination, posture, and improved muscle tone and strength as well as improved self-confidence and self-esteem.Dream Riders provides two twelve-week therapeutic ride sessions each year. Each session accommodates 30 individuals, ages 3 and over.Rides are typically conducted at 4:00 p.m., 5:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday from April through October.