Therapeutic Riding Program

group of students and riders the therapeutic riding program

Photo by Vanessa Wright of Literary Horse

Therapeutic Riding is a mode of therapy utilizing functional riding skills, equine movement and a variety of therapy activities to achieve specific cognitive, physical and emotional goals. The UNH Therapeutic Riding Program adapts equine activities to allow for participation of riders over the age of 5 with cognitive, physical and emotional challenges. Activities take place in a normal equine environment, augmented with therapeutic games and activities. Adaptations are diagnosis-specific and focus on maximizing the abilities of each individual, rather than concentrating on disabilities.

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What's New

  • Fall Registration begins ONLINE at 8am July 25th!
  • Click HERE to read our Early Spring newsletter.
  • Our next volunteer training session is Sept. 4th from 5:30-7:30pm.
  • UNH Therapeutic Riding T-shirts are available for $12 in Adult or Youth Sizes in red, kelly green, hot pink, tangerine, ocean blue, turquise, deep purple or lavender.  (add $3 for shipping)
  • For more information on the UNH Equine Program please go to https://colsa.unh.edu/anfs/equine