Hippotherapy

According to the American Hippotherapy Association, Inc. ”The term Hippotherapy refers to how occupational therapy, physical therapy or speech and language professionals use evidence based practice and clinical reasoning in the purposeful manipulation of equine movement to engage sensory, neuromotor, and cognitive systems to achieve functional outcomes.  In conjunction with the affordances of the equine environment and other treatment strategies, hippotherapy is part of a patient’s integrated plan of care”.

 

Occupational Therapist, Sue Liebross, OTR/L, HPCS provides occupational therapy services at the Riding with HEART facility. 

Riding with HEART offers a wide range of Equine Assisted Activities to individuals and their families. We provide a comprehensive, inclusive and therapeutic environment to participants with a wide range of disabilities including, but not limited to ADD/ADHD, Autism, PDD NOS, Down Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy, Spina Bifida, Visual Impairments or Traumatic Brain Injury.  All of the Therapeutic Riding Instructors at RWH are PATH certified and our professional therapists hold proper credentials and /or licenses.

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