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Milestones Inc



Why Therapeutic Horseback Riding? The benefits, physical, cognitive, and psychological, are unique to horseback riding. Therapeutic horseback riding is an invaluable supplement to traditional therapies. Psychological and Behavioral Benefits:

Teaches trust through the rider/horse bondTeaches problem solving skillsIncreases self-confidence and self-disciplineTeaches patienceEnhances decision making skillsIncreases the ability to focus and stay on taskProvides an increase in self-esteem and prideInstills a sense of accomplishment

Physical Benefits:

Improves balance, posture, and strengthens musclesImproves coordinationImproves range of motionReplicates a muscle movement pattern similar to walkingStimulates the vestibular, nervous and circulatory systems

Mission: Milestones is a nationally accredited, not for profit, organization. Our mission: To improve cognitive, physical, and psychological function and to nurture the emotional health of our members through therapeutic horseback riding activities
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