Walk On Therapeutic Riding

Walk on logoWalk On is back, and we are so glad!

Walk On Farms, located in Barrington, offers opportunities for individuals with disabilities to ride a horse or drive a horse-drawn carriage. Therapeutic riding offers a slew of benefits:

Physical Benefits: balance, coordination, mobility, muscle tone, motor control, sensory integration, and visual/spatial orientation

Cognitive Benefits: attention, communication, judgment, following directions, problem-solving and sequencing

Social Benefits: cooperation, empathy, responsibility, respect, and trust

Emotional Benefits: confidence, motivation, goal-setting and self-esteem

Behavioral Benefits: relaxation and self-discipline

MTSTJA Resident on horse at Walk On Farm
MTSTJA Resident on horse at Walk On Farm

The Mount St. Joseph Association is pleased to fund this program for the residents.