Charlottesville Area Riding Therapy
Horses help physically because riding transmits the same motion to the hips that we use when walking, stimulating the same nerves and muscles. Horses also help emotionally because the riding experience is an enormous confidence booster.
WHO benefits from CART?
Children and adults with a range of special needs, including autism, mentally challenged, cerebral palsy, ADHD, stroke, muscular, neural and physical disorders, have been shown to benefit from riding therapy.