The Colorado Springs Therapeutic Riding Center offers 2 forms of equine-assisted therapies: (1.) Therapeutic Riding and (2.) Hippotherapy.(1.) Therapeutic Riding involves equine activities organized and taught by certified PATH International Instructors to persons with disabilities or diverse needs. Students progress in equestrian skills while improving their cognitive, emotional, social and behavioral skills. 30-minute session is $45.00. Financial assistance is available.
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Participant's Application and Health History
(2.) The term Hippotherapy refers to how Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, and Speech-Language Pathology professionals use evidence based practice and clinical reasoning in the purposeful manipulation of the equine movement as a therapy tool to engage sensory, neuromotor, and cognitive systems to promote functional outcomes. 30-minute session is $60.00. Financial assistance is available.
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Hippotherapy Medical History and Physician's Statement
Hippotherapy Participant's Application and Health History
Hippotherapy Contraindications and Physician Order
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OUR GOALS(1.) Develop a program of weekly therapy sessions specifically tailored to each individual with regards to their mental, emotional and physical challenges.(2.) Improve posture, balance, mobility and self-esteem in each of our students.(3.) Ensure that each student is strong enough, both cognitively and physically, to participate in a lesson for 30 minutes.(4.) Empower our students to increase their self-confidence and improve their strength, balance, coordination, attention duration, language, and social skills through our therapy program.(5.) Improve the quality of life for each of our students and his or her parents by increasing the students' self-esteem and strength in both body and mind.
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We are located in the heart of Colorado Springs, nestled in beautiful Palmer Park at Mark Reyner Stables.
We offer a large outdoor arena, a heated indoor arena, multiple riding trails, full boarding, riding lessons, and field trips.
3254 Paseo RoadColorado Springs, CO 80909719-634-4173 Fax 719-477-0461Email Us