Therapeutic Riding - Therapeutic Riding Activities Books
Theme-Driven Therapeutic Riding Curriculum
Oliver. Paperback. 44 complete therapeutic lesson plans, with comprehensive lists of all the equipment needed for each, and over 150 ideas for games and props. Designed around different themes, including a beach vacation, spring cleaning, colors, and many holidays, each lesson includes suggestions for music, arena set up, specific warm-up exercises, and simple riding drills. These lessons are appropriate for riders who are not capable of working towards independent riding, and can also be useful in making traditional riding classes more fun and interesting.
Also included are pictures, diagrams, charts, lists, building plans and other additional information necessary to carry out each of the games and activities suggested for the sessions. The lesson plans are divided into themed sections: Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter, Educational, For Fun, and Horse Education.
This book is a must-have for new instructors or centers who are just developing their curriculum as well as those looking to enhance their current one!
Author Julia Oliver is also the author of our carriage driving activities book Carriage Games & Activities
08-0118 Theme-Driven Therapeutic Riding Curriculum $39.99
Exercises for Therapeutic Riding
Well illustrated with how-to-do photographs, this is a basic book of exercises for a person with disabilities while mounted on horseback. Lots of good ideas to incorporate into a program.
Reviewed in PATH Strides Magazine: "Jerri Lincoln has written a book giving several dozen exercises for EAAT students ranging from the simple to the complex. Designed to aid flexibility, balance, coordination and strength, the exercises also can be used as a warm-up and to facilitate trust between horse and rider. Photos illustrate every exercise and pose."
08-0133 Exercises for Therapeutic Riding $13.99