BENEFITS OF EQUINE ASSISTED ACTIVITIES AND THERAPIES (EAAT)AT HEALING REINS

Healing Reins brings together children and adults who experience disabilities, caring volunteers, certified riding instructors, and highly trained horses to accomplish our mission, "to heal with horses.”

Healing Reins Therapeutic Riding Center offers:

-Professional therapeutic riding instruction in a safe environment, meeting ADA standards.
-One-on-one support from trained volunteers
-Physical therapy in a unique setting
-Special events and programs
-Partnerships with respected community organizations

Through the guidance and support of the Healing Reins team, our riders gain in three important ways:

1. Physically Benefits of EAAT:

Greater muscle tone and strength
Improved posture and balance
Increased range of motion

2. Cognitive Benefits of EAAT:

Task sequencing
Increased attention span and concentration
Improved sensory integration

3. Emotional Benefits of EAAT:

Increased self-esteem and independence
More self-awareness, self-confidence
New friends, both human and animal
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