Therapeutic riding is a human/horse experience that provides and facilitates a treatment modality in a variety of ways that encourage physical, cognitive, and behavioural improvement. These include increased strength and flexibility, improved motor skills, promotion of speech and cognitive reasoning, as well as building relationships and social skills.
INTRA’s therapeutic riding benefits two main groups of riders:
- Children & adults with physical and mental disabilities
- Soldiers suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
- At-risk youth.