EquoAmigos Hippotherapy


General Program Benefits

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Physical Benefits

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Indications

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Sensory-motor Indication

  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Sensory deficits
  • Developmental delay
  • Neurological syndromes (Down, West, Rett, Soto and others)
  • Stroke
  • Traumatic brain injury
  • Inflammation of CNS (encephalitis and meningoencephalitis)
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Plus others

 

Psychosocial Indication

  • Autism
  • Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
  • Mental disabilities
  • Behavioral changes

 

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Programs

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Therapeutic Riding Programs consists on three phases, which are: Hippotherapy, Education and Retraining, and Equestrian Sports.
The therapist assesses the treatment strategies and outcomes according to the patient’s response.
The clinician then modifies the treatment strategies based on the patient’s level of success in meeting the system and motor goals and functional outcomes set for the single session.

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Hippotherapy Fundamentals

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Therapeutic Riding requires the involvement of the entire body of the patient, thus contributing to their overall development.

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What is the idea?

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Horses have been used in health care since the beginning of the history of Medicine. Its origin dates from ancient Greece. Between 460 – 377 B.C., Hippocrates wrote a chapter on “Natural Exercise” and mentioned the benefits of riding.

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