Improved core strength. Better communication skills. Greater flexibility. Improvements in self-confidence and esteem. These are just a few of the benefits special needs riders and their parents report following Therapeutic Riding classes.
At the end of classes each year, a photo of the rider and his/her horse is often given to the student. One student sleeps with her photo until a new one is given to her the next year. Horses foster a special bond for many of us - particularly our students. You can feel the excitement before during and after classes. Their smiles tell it all!