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Handi-Riders is a local non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that has been providing equine-assisted activities and therapies (EAAT) to children and adults with disabilities in Northern California since 1981. This proven form of therapy is recognized as an approved form of therapy by the American Medical Association, the U.S. Veterans Administration, and the Wounded Warriors Project as an effective form of therapy.


Marcy Wilhelm-South

Purdue University

Location Chico, CA
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  • (2019), "Handi-Riders,"

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  1. Animal-assisted activities
  2. Animal-assisted therapies
  3. California
  4. Horseback riding
  5. Horses
  6. open access
  7. Therapeutic horsemanship
  1. open access