We all know the impact that horseback riding can have on a life, and many riders joke that their horses are their four-legged therapists. But in the world of therapeutic riding, the horses truly DO become therapists, and they accomplish incredible feats. Therapeutic riding first gained popularity in the 1950’s, with the first riding centers in North America opening in the 1960’s.
Read more at the source: A Look at Equine Assisted Therapy
Article excerpt posted on Sidelinesnews.com from The Classic Insider.