Equine Assisted Programs
Programs We Offer
Promise Ranch proudly provides Equine Assisted Activities and Therapies (EAAT) for children and adults with disabilities and other therapeutic or rehabilitative needs.
Our PATH Intl and AHA certified riding instructors, occupational therapists, and physical therapists offer the following programs:
Adaptive Riding & Ground Work
Our instructors and therapists work directly with our riders and their families to design goal-oriented lesson plans and plans of care. We are also happy to work with outside therapists, teachers, and counselors so that we can ensure consistency and goal-alignment for each and every rider.
Equine Assisted Activities and Therapies (EAAT) – an umbrella term that refers to any and all therapeutic equine activities. This term encompasses a variety of disciplines, including but not limited to hippotherapy, therapeutic riding, carriage driving, interactive vaulting, and equine facilitated learning.
Benefits of EAAT:
Physical Benefits of EAAT
The movement of the horse at a walk simulates the human gait. A horse’s movement is 3-dimensional, rhythmical, symmetrical and repetitive and has the following effects on the rider: