Special Needs

Equine therapy for special needs is an animal-assisted therapy to help children with a wide variety of disabilities. This type of therapy makes use of riding horses as an effective way of providing physical and emotional therapy as well as psychological benefits to patients especially children and adolescents suffering from:

  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Seizure Disorder
  • Visual and Hearing Impairment
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Development Disorder
  • Muscular Dystrophy
  • Amputation
  • Brain Injury

There are many benefits of equine therapy. It can improve motor coordination, posture, balance, muscle tone, concentration, self-esteem and self-confidence in riders with special needs.

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Hooves of Love is here to support you and your loved one.  Helping you heal, develop and grow through therapeutic riding.