Therapeutic Riding - Text Books
Therapy Horse Selection
What makes a good therapy horse? Or any horse for that matter? Is it size, temperament, training, build, soundness, even age? It is all that and more.
Therapy Horse Selection walks you through the process of choosing the best therapy horses for your program, and sets you and the horses up for a high ratio of success. It is also a trusted guide for anyone who is looking for a horse of their own. From the first look, to assessing needs, to understanding the many red flags, to a series of useful forms along with forty-five illustrative photos, Therapy Horse Selection is a must have for every PATH, EAGALA, hippotherapy, or other riding instructor or program.
Lisa's common sense and experience give insightful revelations. I love how concise she is while clearly defining each step of the process! Lisa's books are definitely in my library of go to info when I need help training and selecting my therapy horses. Patty D'Andrea, PATH International Advanced Instructor, Founder/Executive Director, Healing with Horses Ranch, Manor, TX
Lisa Wysocky is a Registered PATH (Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship) instructor, mentor, and ESMHL who trains horses for equine assisted activities and therapies. She consults with PATH and other centers across the country about their horse herds, and oversaw the training of the rescue horse Valentino from a youngster who was barely halter trained to being chosen as the 2011 PATH International Equine of the Year. She is also the author of the multi award-winning Cat Enright horse mystery series. Paperback. 157 pages.
08-0110 Therapy Horse Selection $16.99