Trick Or Treat
What You Need:BucketsSmall objects (toys, horse treats, etc.) Here’s a fun seasonal game to play with clients on horseback! This is also a great way to use extra volunteers. It requires a little bit of setup but clients of all ages and riding ability will love this game. Continue reading
What You Need:Soft toysHard toysBucket/Barrel (optional) Today’s game is more of a lesson objective. The game or task can be adapted however is necessary to meet the lesson objective for your client. The goal is to get the client to feel different textures, starting with soft and hard. Continue reading
Immediate Feedback Machines
I attended the PATH International Conference last October and one session that has stuck with me is the idea of the horse as an immediate feedback machine. I wrote about this briefly here in my post on “Why Horses?” Continue reading
Hello! I am a PATH, Intl CTRI (certified therapeutic riding instructor) and ESMHL (equine specialist in mental health and learning). I am also a graduate student clinician in speech-language pathology.
This is my little arena where I will share my experience in equine assisted activities and my burgeoning knowledge in speech-language pathology.
I’m so happy to have you here!