Therapeutic Horseback Riding

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Benefits of therapeutic horseback riding in this free video series.

Series Summary

The bond between human and horse has existed for a very long time. Often, just their calming presence does wonders for the human spirit. In today's world, where many of us are disconnected to these large animals, encounters with these majestic creatures may be hard to come by. However, there are programs out there now that allow us to explore their nurturing value. One of these programs is therapeutic horseback riding, and it has proved to help people with mental and physical disabilities. "Therapeutic riding" refers specifically to horseback riding lessons for people with special needs. These needs are incorporated into the riding lessons by licensed therapists. It is seen as another therapy tool, and there is no denying the enthusiasm and enjoyment that the experience creates. In this video series, learn more about the therapeutic value of horseback riding. Our expert, Connie Weinsoff, offers a closer look at how these therapy sessions work. Also, hear from actual participants that have fallen in love with the program. As you learn about horse therapy, you will realize the amazing beauty that comes from these animals, participants, and volunteers. These clips truly inspire our hearts and minds.

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