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

Christmas Garland Activity

Christmas Garland Activity For once I’m posting way ahead of time about holiday activities for adaptive and therapeutic horseback riding, so you have time to plan and prepare! This is a new activity idea, inspired by the above dehydrated garland my friend made for me and these cinnamon ornaments my other friend made. I have not actually … Continue reading

Eric Carle Animal Warm Ups

Here is an idea to make warm ups for therapeutic horseback riding lessons more interesting, and to incorporate some visual and reading aspects. Use pages from a children’s book! We just acquired this book for bedtime stories and I thought it would be perfect for warm ups and wanted to share! Eric Carle Animal Warm … Continue reading

Assessments

Welcome to Part 3 of the Record Keeping series! This post is all about assessments for therapeutic and adaptive horseback riding programs. Again, I have so much and yet so little information, this is my best attempt to organize it for you in a way that I hope is helpful. Enjoy! About Assessments WHAT Are … Continue reading