Hippotherapy / Equine Assisted Therapy

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The organized movement of the horse is an effective treatment strategy used to improve function in patients with neuromusculoskeletal dysfunction. A licensed physical therapist, occupational therapist or speech-language pathologist with specialized training in the principles of hippotherapy and horsemanship is responsible for directing the treatment team during a session using hippotherapy as a treatment strategy. A hippotherapy session requires a carefully trained team consisting of: patient, therapist, horse expert, horse, and sidewalkers. Equine Assisted Therapy, used by a medical professional, is part of a comprehensive treatment plan that integrates gains into functional activities.

 

Kids First Therapy, LLC partners with Ther-Equine Therapeutic Riding Center in Morganton, NC to provide this service to children.

 

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