Natural, repetitive, and rhythmic motion from the horse can be used to relax and stretch muscles with increased tone and tightness.
During mounted activities and ground work both sides of the body and brain must work together, improving coordination and function for daily life skills.
With over 3000 perturbations (balance challenges) in a 30 minute period, the horse provides high repetition work to build strength and stability.
Climbing builds global strength and requires attention, crossbody coordination, endurance, sequencing and problem solving skills.
Working in the home environment allows for practice in daily-life settings, development of exceptional home exercise programs and effective caregiver training.
Completing therapy within the community encourages integration and application of skills in functional settings, while promoting inclusion.
One-on-one treatment with a licensed therapist using the horse as a tool in treatment
Recreational riding for individuals without disabilities
One-on-one treatment with a licensed therapist in-home or at local parks
Surf and Turf Therapy is not currently an in network provider, but provides a superbill with necessary codes and a guide to assist in requesting reimbursement for services
Two to one therapist to patient ratio for community based treatment (matched by age/goals)
*Not all insurance plans will reimburse for group services
No individual should miss out on therapeutic opportunities because of financial need. A financial aid application is available upon request to determine eligibility for assistance .