Equine Assisted Therapy

Hippotherapy is a term used to describe the use of equine movement by trained occupational, physical and speech therapists. Mane Stream also offers physical and speech therapy using the movement of the horse.

BENEFITS include

  • Improved balance
  • Improved motor coordination
  • Increased flexibility and range of motion
  • Increased strength and endurance
  • Improved body awareness
  • Increased processing of multi-sensory information
  • Improved bilateral coordination

Gina Taylor, MS, OT, HPCS  is a PATH certified riding, driving and vaulting instructor, Equine Specialist in Mental Health and Learning and PATH registered therapist.  She is a faculty member and former board of Director for the American Hippotherapy Association.   She is an active presenter and educator on Equine Assisted Therapy and promotes the safe, effective use of horses as part of her occupational therapy treatments.  Hippotherapy is provided at Mane Stream.

For more information on HIPPOTHERAPY contact:

Mane Stream

PO Box 305

83 Old Turnpike Rd

Oldwick NJ, 08858

(908) 439 9636

gina@ManeStreamNJ.org

www.horsescanhelp.com

www.americanhippotherapyassociation.org