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2017 August Newsletter

          We’re Hiring! We’re hiring! Unbridled is currently looking for a speech therapist and qualified equine specialists to be a vital part of our hippotherapy team. For more information and for application purposes, please fill out the form on our website!    Registration is now open for Sunday afternoon sessions of our…

What is Hippotherapy

Hippotherapy is a physical, occupational, or speech/language therapy treatment strategy that utilizes equine movement. Specially trained physical, occupational, and speech therapists use this treatment method for clients with movement dysfunction, cognitive impairments, and speech delays. Through strategic positioning of the client on the horse, the horse’s movement influences the client allowing active responses to the…

What is Equine-Assisted Therapy

Equine-assisted therapy (EAT) is included in the broader term of Equine-Assisted Activities and Therapies (EAAT) guided by PATH Intl. standards. Equine-assisted therapy is treatment that incorporates equine activities and/or the equine environment. Rehabilitative goals are related to the client’s needs and the medical professional’s standards of practice. Equine-assisted activities are not necessarily facilitated by a licensed physical,…