THERAPEUTIC RIDING

Updated: Feb 20

HIPPOTHERAPY, EQUINE ASSISTED LEARNING, & ADAPTED HORSEMANSHIP


Ages 4-5 & 6-19 Weekly one on one sessions $95+gst


Spring Session (12 weeks)

March 31st - June 27th


Summer Session (8 weeks)

July 7th – August 29th


Fall Session (8-10 weeks)

September 8th – October 31st


What is Therapeutic Riding?

At Riding 4 Life we believe that all forms of horsin’ around are ‘good for the soul’ and inherently therapeutic. For that reason, we have developed a multifaceted approach to what is commonly known as therapeutic riding. Our programs often include models know as hippotherapy, equine assisted learning, and adapted horsemanship. Programs are adapted to suit each individual and includes as much horsemanship practice as a participant desires.


Activities Include:

· Catching & leading a horse

· Basic grooming

· Saddling

· Groundwork

· Mounted exercises and games

· Basic riding skills practice




Learning Outcomes and Benefits:

· Basic Barnyard Safety

· Beginner riding skills

· Horse Care

· Personal limits and boundaries

· Self-Awareness

· Confidence

· Empathy

· Proprioception

· Balance

· Core Strength

· Resiliency

· Motor Skills (fine and gross)

· Functional Bilateral Symmetry

· Emotional Regulation

· Enjoyment

…and many more




REGISTRATION

Email: info@riding4life.ca

Call: 250-689-1648


Registration Policy:

Completed intake forms, and payment for the first 4 sessions, or confirmation of billing authorization is required to secure an ongoing spot in our therapeutic roster. Limited space available on a first come, first serve basis. Returning and ongoing clients get first right of refusal. Upon registration you will receive a confirmation email which will include your dates, and basic program registration information. All parents & legal guardians MUST complete a registration form with waiver for each child who plans to participate. These forms are available online, at the end of this document, or at our office. They must be fully complete & submitted at the beginning of the program at the latest or your child may be denied participation in the program.

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250-689-1648
info@riding4life.ca

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Mailing Address:

164 Westview Drive

Penticton, B.C.

V2A 7R2