Hora: junio 13, 2011 hasta junio 24, 2011
Ubicación: Iron Stone Farm, Andover (Massachusetts)
Calle: 450 Lowell Street Andover, MA 01810
Ciudad/Pueblo: Andover, MA (United States)
Página Web o mapa: http://www.challengeunlimited…
Teléfono: +57 313 872 0407
Tipo de evento: hands, on, course
Organizado por: MARIA CLAUDIA ROMERO
Última actividad: 17 Abr 2011
Ironstone Farm offers this unique opportunity for medical professionals, equine enthusiasts, farm owners and horseback riding instructors to work in a multi-faceted hippotherapy and therapeutic riding center which provides services to over 500 individuals per week. Diagnoses include physical, emotional and cognitive disabilities and clients range in age from 9 months to seniors.
This two week intensive, hands-on course is taught by licensed riding instructors, program staff and licensed physical, occupational and speech-language therapists. Interns will have an oppor-tunity to assist in a wide variety of therapy riding programs.
This two week intensive course covers horsemanship, therapeutic services and business practices of running a successful therapeutic riding center.
Horsemanship • Choosing the herd • Vaulting and adaptive games • Developing lesson plans • Special Olympics training • Horse handling, feeding, nutrition
Physical, occupational, and speech- language therapy on horseback • Equine Assisted Mental Health • Hands-on practical instruction • Business aspects of therapeutic riding programs • Medically based vs. Recreationally based riding programs • Engaging volunteers •Fundraising.
Contact Information in Latin America
Maria Claudia Romero
Telephone: +57 3138720407