Equine Assisted Activities (EAA) have been utilized in the United States since the 1950's and have been identified as beneficial forms of exercise and recreation for people with a wide range of disabilities. EAA combines goals in sports, recreation, therapy and education.
Basic instruction is given in grooming, tacking, horsemanship, riding and/or driving skills. Class includes mounted exercise, games, trail riding, and much more. WHOA also offers program riders eight years of age and older an opportunity to participate in the Special Olympics. WHOA instructors encourage horse shows and other special activities throughout the season.
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