therapeutic riding

therapeutic riding (theˈ·r·pyōōˑ·tik rīˑ·ding),

n equine therapy in which disabled individuals ride horses to relax, and to develop muscle tone, coordination, confidence, and well-being.
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Bravehearts Therapeutic Riding, an equestrian riding center based in Harvard and Poplar Grove, Illinois, are seasoned pros when it comes hosting the equestrian portion of Fall Games.
Since its inception in 1996, ElectroBraid has aided over 200 non-profits including therapeutic riding centers that help at risk youth, juvenile probation departments, equine assisted experiential learning and psychotherapy programs, children and adults with disabilities as well as wounded military personnel and veterans (http://www.
SCHOOL ACTIVITIES: Therapeutic riding volunteer, Grades 9-12; theater workshop, Grades 9-12; School Council representative, Grades 11 and 12; Humanities Scholars program, Grades 10 and 11; Spanish Exchange host, Grade 11; peer mentoring, Grades 9-12; Community Action Requires Everyone, Grades 9-11; a cappella choir, Grade 11; tennis, junior varsity, Grades 9 and 10.
In addition to therapeutic riding, our centers offer a number of therapeutic equine-related activities, including hippotherapy, equine-facilitated mental health, driving, interactive vaulting, competition, ground work and stable management.
Funding goes to programs in the categories of accessibility, advocacy, arts, assistive technology, children, counseling, education, employment, health promotion, independent living, practical services, sports and recreation, and therapeutic riding.
SMOOTH RIDE: Cocktails, dinner and a casino atmosphere greeted supporters of the Smith Center for Therapeutic Riding at the Chelsea Center for "Let It Ride to Let 'Em Ride.
Shea Therapeutic Riding Center, where students practice their large animal handling, and equine care skills.
They decided to dedicate their lives to teaching what they loved to special needs adults and children in the hope that therapeutic riding would bring confidence and physical strength to those who needed it.

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