Therapeutic Horseback Riding | Health Blast

Therapeutic Horseback Riding | Health Blast



all right Rachel Brandon London nice to meet you Rachel let's get started all right Rachel I'm still so privileged to be here right now tell me all about the Colorado Therapeutic Riding Center we are a therapeutic riding facility we service is with special needs wide variety of physical mental cognitive behavioral social goals that are achieved here on has severe autism and that looks different for lots of kids for him he's nonverbal at this point he doesn't read or write I think the hardest thing raising for us raising a kid with disabilities is just so many doors get slammed in your face outright you just hear oh if you can't do this or he is not eligible to do this how long has John been riding here at the Colorado Therapeutic Riding Center he's been riding here for about six years and I have been teaching him for almost a year now I don't think he's missed a session unless like fix up for real bad leather since he started he enjoys being here and he's becoming more and more flexible and he's able to ride different horses and come in and have a different routine and get his helmet off the shelf and be able to engage when he's riding he holds his reins and who uses his reins for steering he's sitting up there on the horse he just seems so much more present than he does most of the time and that's really special to see it really helps him focus and concentrate and align and sort of receptor himself it's something he's always loved he's always been excited about so we're happy to keep take them and we're really lucky to be a part of something so huge and we feel that it is just as therapeutic for us to be working with these clients in this environment and it gives a lot back to us as well so and to stay on your path to wellness call dr. ho's at 1-800 three nine three six five four zero

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