therapeutic riding

Reaping the benefits of therapeutic riding and hippotherapy

posted on January 1, 2012 - 12:13pm
It’s good to be back in the saddle. I thought my horseback-riding days were over due to the progression of Friedreich’s ataxia, until I found Therapeutic Riding of Tucson (TROT) in Arizona. I’m finishing up my second 12-week session at TROT, and I’ve noticed that — even with having a neuromuscular disease at age 33 — I’ve experienced many benefits from therapeutic riding.

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