Benefits of Therapeutic Riding on Autism

Benefits of Therapeutic Riding on Autism

A recent article by the College of William and Mary in Virginia talks about how the Therapeutic riding can assist children with autism in the classroom. Autism is the most common of the disabilities that Sunrise serves. One parent of a student quoted: “My daughter’s progress has been remarkable, in my eyes, surpassing my wildest expectations.” Another … Read More Read More

What’s the difference between hippotherapy and therapeutic riding?

What’s the difference between hippotherapy and therapeutic riding?

Have you heard the term hippotherapy and then the term therapeutic riding but, not sure if there is a difference? There is actually a difference between hippotherapy and therapeutic riding.  Hippotherapy is really about the horses movement, the walk of the horse is rhythmic and repetitive, it is the movement that is a foundation to improve an individual’s … Read More Read More

Horse Therapy goes beyond disabled

Horse Therapy goes beyond disabled

Horse therapy or therapeutic riding for special needs individuals can make a huge difference in their lives.  If you have a child but not sure of the benefits take a moment to listen to a recent news story in Texas about the benefits of therapeutic riding.