Therapeutic Horsemanship

Therapeutic Horsemanship is a program where participants learn horsemanship skills, such as leading and caring for horses. Horsemanship skills are the primary objective, however, life lessons and other therapeutic benefits are gained through learning the skills of being with horses. Horsemanship skills provide people with special needs improved self-confidence, increased interest in one’s own life, development of patience, emotional control and self-discipline, a sense of normality, friendship, increased experiences, and enjoyment.