Clients are generally referred by a medical practitioner and
after initial assessment a riding programme is devised with the
support of the group's own qualified physiotherapist.
adults and children with a variety of disabilities can be
catered for and riders gain self confidence, independence and
improved balance, posture and mobility.
There are opportunities
for riders to work towards graded tests, if they wish, and we organise other activities such as fun days.
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Recently, we have been working with children as young as one to
two years old who have severe problems.
The effect of the
movement of the horse encourages the muscles to start working
enabling them to begin to sit up unaided. This often leads on to
learning to walk and makes the work extremely rewarding.
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