The use of horseback riding as therapeutic or rehabilitative treatment, especially as a means of improving coordination, balance, and strength.
How are skills treated?
Using the motion and the sensory aspects of the horse to achieve therapy goals. The horse functions as a therapy tool, however brings amazing benefits to therapy that are often not obtainable in a clinic setting.
Where does the hippotherapy take place ?
Therapy Works speech and occupational therapists have teamed up with Coastal Therapeutic Riding Program in Castle Hayne, NC to provide hippotherapy with the best horses, therapists, hand walkers and certified PATH instructors.