Data Tracking

And we’re back to the record keeping series! Welcome to Part 4, a post is all about data tracking for therapeutic and adaptive horseback riding programs. Again, I feel like I know so little, but what I’ve learned from the instructor’s perspective is more than enough to share, so this is my best attempt. Enjoy! … Continue reading

Breathing Exercises for Anxious Riders

Today’s post was inspired by a reader who emailed me asking for ideas about breathing exercises for anxious riders in an adaptive or therapeutic riding program. She has a writer who “has developed extreme anxiety, seemingly out of nowhere (even other service providers have noticed and can’t determine why), and we’d like to have a … Continue reading

Working With Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD)

Today we have a type of guest post by Elizabeth Curry, a mom to 12, horse owner, and volunteer at HorsePower TR. She wrote an article for HorsePower TR about working with Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD), and has kindly agreed to share it with us! She originally posted the article on her own blog Ordinary … Continue reading

Keeping Horses Comfortable In Winter Lessons

What do you guys do to keep your adaptive or therapeutic riding horses comfortable for winter lessons? The other cold day I was grooming my horse in gloves, which I took off to check with my bare hands that her girth area was free from mud. I was surprised to find that, as well as I … Continue reading

LessonsInTR Holiday Wishlist

LessonsInTR Holiday Wishlist I’ve come across sooooo many good resources for adaptive and therapeutic riding instructors lately, that I wish I could make a separate post for each one! Unfortunately I can’t, but I can put them all together in one big holiday wishlist post. I’ll include some of the others I reviewed already, too, so they’re … Continue reading