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Benefits of Equine Therapy

Thank you to BrightFutureRecovery.com for sharing this helpful infographic!

Cerebral Palsy Research

Kara Mueser is a student at Towson University and a previous summer intern at URS. She came back in Fall of 2017 to study the Effects of Hippotherapy on Postural Control in Children with Cerebral Palsy. Here are some of her findings! Thank you Kara for your hard work! Cerebral Palsy (CP) is the most…

Trick or Treat Sequence

Use this Trick or Treat Social Story Sequence to help your child understand what to expect on Halloween! You can print it out using our PDF ( Trick or Treat Sequence) or the pictures below. We recommend printing this out on a heavy card stock and cutting it out. You can glue the pieces, or just…

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,…