Brief Intro of
Therapeutic Riding & Equine Assisted Therapy


Riding Therapy Applications

  • Disabilities such as Down Syndrome and Autism

  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

  • Post-dramatic Stress Disorder especially following a traumatic event in one’s life

  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorders

  • Stress management and immediate stress relief

  • General personality irregularities such as learning disorders, speaking disabilities, etc.


Benefits of Therapeutic Riding 

  • Improvement of concentration, attention and learning deficiencies

  • Deficiencies can be reduced or eliminated through interaction with the horse

  • Improvement in one’s sense of responsibility

  • Improvement in communication skills and self-esteem

  • Recognition and improvement in one’s tolerance level

  • Improvement in one’s self-recognition and self-evaluation

  • Improvement in one’s motor functions


Why Horses?

  • Social responsibility for the children

  • Improved self-esteem through interaction with the horse

  • Many different responsibilities must be addressed before and after riding

  • A vastly different experience to swimming, gymnastics, tennis or other sports

  • The feeling of being carried and carried away in a safe environment

  • Team work and the development of a relationship between human and horse


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(off Eng Neo Avenue)

Singapore 286965