Therapeutic Riding for Children and Youth with Disabilities
Victoria Therapeutic Riding Association
Recreational Activity
Mandate
"To provide a therapeutic horseback riding program for children and adults with disabilities that promotes and enriches their physical, psychological and social well-being." [Website]
Summary
"The program involves a qualified instructor, and one to three volunteers per rider. Special teaching techniques allow for the rider’s needs, which may range from straight therapy to pure recreation. We also have a program for riders who do not require volunteer assistance and who have reached the level of riding independently." [Website]
Services Offered:
Recreation for Adults|Recreation for Children
Type of Recreation:
Sports & Gymnastics
Season(s):
Spring (March to May)|Summer (June to August)|Fall (September to November)|Winter (December to February)
Language(s):
English
Subjects:
Recreation, Fitness, Leisure
Age Range:
School Age (5-18) | Youth & Young Adults (13-25) | Adulthood (19+)