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Spirit Ride is committed to providing private Therapeutic Riding sessions free of charge to all accepted clients. Through working with the client’s Therapy Team (Educators, Community Professionals and Parents/Guardians) we are able to create an ideal environment relating to the individual client's specific needs. We give our undivided attention to the client and his/her equine partner for the entire duration of each session so that we may provide an opportunity to foster learning and personal growth (self-esteem, boundary setting, appropriate social interaction, as well as any cognitive or physical goals). We serve children with special needs - we affect families who need special care.


Marcy Wilhelm-South

Purdue University

Location Banner Elk, NC
URL http://www.spiritridenc.org/
Status Active
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  1. Animal-assisted therapies
  2. Children
  3. Horses
  4. Mammals
  5. North Carolina
  6. open access
  7. special needs
  8. therapeutic riding programs
  1. open access