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New York Therapeutic Riding Center



Address:608 West 48th Street New York NY 10036
Telephone(s):212-535-3917
Fax:212-535-3917
World Wide Web: http://www.equestria.org/


Description:

 The New York Therapeutic Riding Center (NYTRC) conducts the therapeutic horseback riding program, EQUESTRIA®, for children and adults with disabilities living in the 5 boroughs of New York City.

GOALS OF EQUESTRIA® CLASSES

   
  *   To teach children and adults with disabilities the equestrian skills needed to become good riders 
   
  *   To use horseback riding activities to facilitate specific rehabilitation objectives for individuals with disabilities

BENEFITS OF THERAPEUTIC HORSEBACK RIDING

  *   Improved balance, posture, coordination and mobility 
   
  *   Stronger muscles and mobilization of the trunk and pelvis 
   
  *   Increased attention span and communication skills
   
  *   Improved confidence and self-esteem.
 

 

 

 




Hours:

Call for days and hours of classes.




Services Offered:Mental Health Care and CounselingPhysical TherapyVolunteer Opportunities
Target Groups(By Need):Children with DisabilitiesDisabilities, People withFunctional DisabilitiesMental Illness / Emotional Disabilities