Hippotherapy lessons are currently not available at Winslow. Please view the American Hippotherapy Association’s website for more information.
Children and adults can benefit from hippotherapy when it is used as part of their overall treatment program. Disabilities that can be treated through traditional physical, occupational, or speech therapy, can be treated through hippotherapy. Examples of such disabilities include but are not limited to: Cerebral Palsy – Multiple Sclerosis – Down Syndrome – Dyspraxia – Stroke Paralysis/Paraplegia – Head Trauma – Spina Bifida – Spinal Cord Injury – Convulsive Disorders – Amputation – Muscular Dystrophy Scoliosis – Arthritis – Autism
Individuals interested in hippotherapy may contact Winslow to schedule an evaluation at any time. The evaluation will need to be reviewed before treatment can begin. The therapist will contact you and ask that you bring medical records and your prescriptions. The length, frequency, and duration of proposed services will be discussed during the evaluation. Typical sessions are 1/2 hour weekly. Clients may submit the cost of services to their insurance for reimbursement.