North Fork Trip NY

HEALING WITH HORSES

OUR MISSION

The North Fork Therapeutic Riding Program (NoFoTRIP) offers individualized therapeutic riding lessons and equine-assisted activities to individuals of all ages: children, adults and veterans with physical, cognitive, emotional or developmental disabilities.

Working as a team, our special, calm horses and experienced therapeutic riding instructors provide an opportunity to improve lives! This is a year-round program designed to help each individual develop and enhance their skills to full potential, all the while gaining a sense of self-control, personal responsibility and self-confidence.

Contact Maryanne for any questions 561-358-5539 (not 516)

The North Fork Therapeutic Riding Program can benefit those with:

Autism Down’s Syndrome
Cerebral Palsy Brain Injury
Developmental Delays Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD)
Cerebral Palsy Brain Injury
Learning Problems Post Traumatic Stress (PTS)
Emotional Problems Behavioral problems
Multiple Sclerosis Spinal Cord Injuries
Stroke Seizure Disorders

 

BENEFITS OF THERAPEUTIC RIDING:

PHYSICAL – Improves balance, posture, endurance, muscle coordination, muscle strength, stretches muscles & increases range of motion. Stimulates many systems of the body.

EMOTIONAL & BEHAVIORAL – improves self-esteem, self-confidence, self-control. Improves communication skills, develops ability to express emotions.

COGNITIVE – Improves self-awareness, lengthens focus & listening skills, Improves motor skills and senses of touch & pain, & ability to follow directions.

“Therapeutic riding can turn a disability into an ability that extends far beyond the riding ring” says Maryanne. The true value of therapeutic riding is the look of achievement and pride on a child’s face when they successfully complete a task!

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