Cadence Therapeutic Riding provides professional therapeutic equestrian services to children and adults with physical, cognitive, emotional or developmental needs.
The North American Riding for the Handicapped Association (NARHA) requires that accredited programs conduct business based on established standards of practice.
Participation in therapeutic riding programs can provide many and diverse benefits to students, including improved muscle tone and balance, improved social skills, greater attention to learning tasks, increased self confidence and self esteem, and increased pleasure in activities.
Participants need not have prior horseback riding experience. They can be referred by a healthcare professional, caregiver, educator or family member. They must provide their own transportation to classes.
Participants must be dressed appropriately and wear closed-toe shoes, preferably western or hiking boots.
Program fees are $160 for a session of 8 lessons. Each participant is asked to provide at least some portion of the fee. A limited number of partial scholarships are available on a first come, first served basis.
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