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HOPE HORSES, INC.
"My child built more muscle strength, core strength, gross and fine motor skills, and better hand-eye coordination!"
Our mission at Hope Horses, Inc. is to provide therapeutic horsemanship programs to individuals with special physical, social, cognitive, and emotional needs.
"It's overwhelming, unbelievable, and amazing that he is doing all of this. He wasn't supposed to be able to do this."
A Participant's Mom
Therapeutic Horseback Riding
According to PATH International, "Experiencing the motion of a horse can be very therapeutic. Because horseback riding rhythmically moves the rider’s body in a manner similar to a human gait, riders with physical disabilities often show improvement in flexibility, balance and muscle strength. In addition to the therapeutic benefits, horseback riding also provides recreational opportunities for individuals with disabilities to enjoy the outdoors. Therapeutic/adaptive horsemanship contributes to the cognitive, physical, emotional and social well-being of individuals with disabilities."