Avenues - Therapeutic Riding Program

Avenues - Park Street


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Data Provided By
Schuylkill United Way
General Information
Description of ServiceTherapeutic Horseback Riding is designed to provide both physical and psychological benefits. The warmth and motion of the horse relaxes spastic muscles and mobilizes stiff joints. The horses's rythmic walk is similar to man's and is beneficial for those who are unable to walk on their own.

Therapeutic Riding has also been proven to improve the following:
Balance
Posture
Motivation
Self-esteem
Independence
Attention Span

Program Information
Lessons are given May through October. Days of program differ by location.

Offered at:
Long Run Stables in Friedensburg
Swartz Farms in Ringtown
292 Pine Swamp Rd
Ringtown, PA 17967
LocationSchuylkill
Geographical AreaSchuylkill; Friedensburg area, Ringtown area
Intake ProcedureCall for information
 
Client Information
Target PopulationIntellectual Disabilities
Age GroupAdults
GenderEither
EligibilityAdults with disabilities
 
Fees or Charges
Fee Amounts$20 per hour
 
Availability
Hours of Operation Days and Hours Vary by Location
Contact Information
 
Contact's Name Sue Bosak
Contact's Phone 570-622-7920
Physical Site Address 1 Various locations
Physical Site City, State, Zip Pottsville, PA 17901
Main Phone 570-622-7920
Fax 570-622-9271
Web Address http://www.avenuesofpa.org/adultservices/therapeuticridingprog.html
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Avenues
Affiliated Program: Avenues - Park Street
This Service: Avenues - Therapeutic Riding Program
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Equestrian Therapy (RP-8000.1925)