Therapeutic Horseback

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The Therapeutic Value of Horseback Riding

The motion of the horse simulates the human walk.  Therefore, when sitting on a horse, the hips move in a forward and backward motion, side to side, and a rotational 'swing'.  In addition, without...

Enhance Speech Development with Therapeutic Horseback

When reviewing medical information, we always look to see if the child is verbal or not. If it says non, then the first question to the parents is, "Does your child make noises?" If...
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The Sensory Benefits of Hippotherapy

In an archived interview with Barbara Smith, M.S., OTR/L, we learned insights about hippotherapy and its benefits. Hippotherapy uses the horse’s movement and associated sensory stimulation to promote neurophysiologic change. It is performed by a...