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  • A photo of two young hippotherapy students being led around the farm on horseback.
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Adaptive Horsemanship Program

ADAPTIVE HORSEMANSHIP PROGRAM focuses on skill progression within an introductory horsemanship framework designed for youth and adult athletes with physical, visual, or intellectual disabilities. It is a strength-based curriculum following an adaptive physical education model, developing riding skills, while also promoting positive life skills, teamwork, confidence and fitness. 

Riders may have a horse handler, with or without sidewalkers depending upon their confidence, balance, and experience level. Rider may choose private (45 minutes) or group lessons (1 hour).  All lessons are provided by CHA or PATH certified instructors.