Therapeutic Horsemanship Program-Achievement Centers for Children
The Achievement Centers for Childrenrsquos Therapeutic Horsemanship Program helps children gain confidence, build strength, improve balance and form wonderful friendships.
Children and adults, ages 4 and older with and without special needs, enjoy the many benefits of the therapeutic horsemanship program tailored to their physical, mental and emotional strengths and capabilities. Lessons teach basic horseback riding and horse handling skills. Physical exercises and educational activities are woven into the riding lesson making it therapeutic for the riders.
Our Therapeutic Horsemanship Program serves individual groups and local schools in the Cleveland area, and recreational activities for campers during the summer months.
Camp Cheerful’s Therapeutic Horsemanship Program is certified as a Premier Accredited Center Program by The Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship International (PATH Intl.). Camp Cheerful’s Therapeutic Horsemanship Program is one of only twelve such accredited centers in Ohio that provides quality professional equine-assisted activities while meeting established industry standards. All of Camp Cheerful’s Therapeutic Horsemanship instructors are certified and registered by PATH.
Benefits of Therapeutic Horseback Riding for Children with Disabilities:
Balance, posture, strength