Horses are seen by many as therapeutic creatures. They can be gentle, caring animals and many children who are ill or have special needs can benefit from horseback riding therapy. There are many horseback programs that catering to these children.
Camp Casey is one of the groups that give kids with cancer a horseback riding experience they’ll never forget.
Riding for Dreams is a group that caters to children with special needs, specifically children with autism.
If you know a child that needs some cheering up or if you’re looking for an alternative therapy, you should look into horseback therapy.