Therapeutic Riding Fitness Program Winter Session (Indoors) Therapeutic Recreation Center 19 Hazel Terrace Woodbridge, CT 06525 This six week session is specially designed to work on common issues found during therapeutic riding: Rhythm, stamina, core strength, and flexibility. Children will enjoy an exciting hour of musical gross motor games to encourage stamina and promote rhythms used in walk, trot, and canter on a horse. Yoga stretches and stability balls will be incorporated. Stories and puzzles will be used for general horsemanship skills and overall equine knowledge. Dates TBA. Six week session.
Fall Therapeutic Riding Schedule: Miles Hill Farm, Guilford Saturday: September 13 - December 6. $720 ($60/lesson) divided into two equal payments due September 13 and October 25. 10:00-11:00 or 11:00-12:00pm. All group lessons are one hour in length and limited to four participants. Private lessons (30 minutes, $60/lesson, $720 for the semester) are scheduled by appointment throughout the week.
EAGALA (Equine Assisted Growth and Learning Association) Model available by appointment with certified Equine Specialist and licensed Mental Health Professional.
Attendance Policy: Students are expected to arrive on time for each lesson. New students enter under a trial enrollment period of 1-4 classes. AaTs maintains a wait list.; therefore participants are expected to maintain regular attendance. More than two unexcused absences in a 12 week term are cause for dismissal (one in a 6 week session). The same holds true for repeated late arrivals. Riders should know that a late arrival without notice - over 15 minutes- will result in the inability to ride. There are no make-up opportunities for missed sessions unless AaTs needs to cancel classes due to some unforeseen circumstance.
Attire: Riders should wear comfortable clothing that does not bind, or restrict, the rider's movement. Footwear is sturdy boots with a quarter inch heel. When weather is chilly, wear several layers that can be easily removed as riders will warm up during the session. We provide approved riding helmets.
Guildford Location Miles Hill Farm 1250 Long Hill Road Guilford, CT 06437
Please enjoy the following video to acquaint you with the power of therapeutic riding and its overall impact on life skills. http://www.today.com/moms/riding-horse-brings-autistic-boy-out-his-shell-2D11577330
Registration Steps 1. Download and complete all registration forms (below) and return via email/regular mail.
2. You will be contacted for a pre-assessment interview. A $50 evaluation fee is due at the time of the evaluation and prior to enrollment into our program.
3. If accepted into the program, and upon placement in a class, payment by cash, check, or PayPal.