hippotherapy

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The use of a specially trained horse as a therapeutic ‘vehicle’ for improving a person’s balance; as the horse sways and rocks, the mounted patient’s pelvic muscles are required to compensate; HP is believed to be useful in patients with cerebral palsy and multiple sclerosis

hip·po·the·ra·py

(hipō-theră-pē)
Therapeutic use of horseback riding with the supervision of a trained therapist to provide specific medical benefits to the rider.
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MassMutual's SpecialCare Planning Teams have built Community Resource Networks across the country to provide families with financial education and a network of care providers specializing in everything from educational seminars on life-care planning to horseback riding therapy.
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The NARHA Standards and Accreditation Manual supports any attempt to encourage individuals with MD to remain active for as long as possible, however, indicates that fatigue is a precaution and could be a contraindication to participation in riding therapy (11).
She was founder of the Elisabeth Svendsen Trust for Children and Donkeys (EST), a UK charity providing riding therapy with donkeys to children with special needs and disabilities.
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