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    05-17-2011, 05:36 PM
  #11
Foal
Ok thank you, I may ask you more questions when I'm back riding.
     
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    05-17-2011, 10:04 PM
  #12
Weanling
I know that in the US it is very popular to use hippotherapy for people with MS - it is said to be extremely helpful with weakness. I know that there is a lot of MS in Scotland (Scotland is known for having an unusually large number of people with this problem), and I am wondering if hippotherapy is popular there as well - you might find someone who is used to coaching riders who have weakness and/or other nerve problems.
     
    05-18-2011, 07:09 AM
  #13
Foal
'hippotherapy'??? I have never heard of this, could you explain it to me please?
     
    05-18-2011, 07:15 AM
  #14
Green Broke
Michelle It means horse therapy, but tht is the official name for it.
     
    05-19-2011, 11:00 AM
  #15
Foal
Thanks Faye, what way do they use horses for the therapy?
     
    05-19-2011, 11:08 AM
  #16
Green Broke
Depends what the injury/illness is.

The RDA does hippotherapy in which horses can be used for anything from a calming influence on a child with severe learning difficulties, to a physiotherapist for those with muscle/skeletal problems. Horses are also used for depression and Drug Rehab. So Hippotherapy covers a very very broad spectrum.
     
    05-19-2011, 06:49 PM
  #17
Weanling
When they're using it for a neurological problem, I believe the focus is on working the balance and strength, using the horse's movements to promote the person's movements.
     

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