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Benefits

Benefits of Equine-Assisted Activities:

As documented by NARHA (North American Riding for the Handicapped Association, Inc.) over the past 25 years, program participants have experienced:

  • Improved muscle tone, balance, posture, coordination, motor development and emotional well-being.
  • Increased eye-hand coordination.
  • Positive effects on centrifugal force challenging the abdominal and lower back muscles.
  • Improved development of cognitive skills such as sequencing, spatial awareness, environmental awareness, directional awareness and motor planning.
  • Enhanced communication skills.
  • A sense of normalcy and control.
  • Improved self-discipline, self-esteem and sense of accomplishment.
  • Pride in learning (and, in some cases, competing) in an activity that promotes their special needs.
  • Enhanced freedom, motivation, and independence.
  • FUN!