Allow the horse's movement to benefit the rider with less ability
- 30 min30 minutes
- 31.50 Canadian dollars$31.50
- Road 37E
Adaptive Riding - Allow the movement of the horse to benefit the rider both physically and mentally. Vault pad with handles or a saddle are used and the rider is led by a capable handler. A platform with stairs is used for those needing help to mount up. Positive results occur as there are 100 movements per minute on a walking horse! Riders with paralysis and/or muscle tension and those benefitting from mental stimulus have experienced huge benefits. Allows for less mobile seniors to reminisce and connect safely with horses again. The highly active children nearly or do fall asleep as the horse helps regulate them. It seems that once they trust the horse, they can relax and let the rhythmic movements soothe them. It is also known that riding a moving horse helps with inner ear balance. Studies have found that the affects of ALS, MS and Parkinson's Disease can be lessened by riding horse.
#31061 Road 37E RM of La Broquerie, MB Canada