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Adaptive Riding

hippotherapy at Rhythm of the Rein, Therapeutic Horsemanship in Marshfield Vermont

This discipline uses mounted and unmounted activities to positively contribute to the physical, cognitive, emotional, and social well-being of individuals with disabilities. These experiences build riders’ life skills and enhance overall quality.

Hippotherapy

hippotherapy at Rhythm of the Rein, Therapeutic Horsemanship in Marshfield Vermont

This is an intervention in physical, occupational, or speech therapy that utilizes equine movement as a treatment strategy. The treatment addresses impairments, functional limitations, and disabilities in patients with neuromotor and/or sensory dysfunction as part of an integrated program to achieve functional goals.

 

The motion of the horses natural gait closely mimics our own, challenging trunk muscles and balance subconsciously in a fun and rewarding way.

Therapeutic Driving

hippotherapy at Rhythm of the Rein, Therapeutic Horsemanship in Marshfield Vermont

For those who cannot or should not participate in mounted activities, we are the only certified program in Vermont to offer certified Adapted Carriage Driving – it opens up the experience to more people, and is an incredibly fun and challenging skill to learn!

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