H-Bar-H was established to provide people of all ages who have varying kinds of intellectual and physical disabilities with cutting-edge adjunct to therapy called Hippotherapy. Hippus is the Latin word for horse, thus hippotherapy is therapy on a horse. In our therapeutic horseback riding program, we provide physical, occupational and speech therapies to our riders while on the bare back of a horse. The horse’s walk closely duplicates the walking motion of the human body with its dynamic movement side to side, forward and backward, and rotationally. This movement positively influences the entire central nervous system of the rider, giving it the sensation of walking resulting in creating better motor (movement) skills for that rider.
H-Bar-H is a fully insured, non-profit 501(c)3 Organization. Through a lifetime donation from Mule Creek Outfitters, Inc., H-Bar-H has a permanent home at the ranch. Our staff is made up of carefully trained volunteers. Our support comes from individuals and organizations within the community to help with the necessary costs involved with the support and upkeep of the horses, tack, special riding helmets and insurance.
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