What is Back in the Saddle Warriors®?

Back in the Saddle Warriors is Heartbeat’s clinical and evidence based Equine Assisted Therapy which consists of Hippotherapy .

For Wounded Warriors who were part of GWOT and include OIF/OEF who are either out of the Military including any branch  or still in but wounded in WA state, A Physical Therapist who has completed both levels of American Hippotherapy and PATH Instructors, Volunteers are also used as sidewalkers.

These evidence-based therapies improve muscle strength, psychological well-being, motor development, balance, and coordination. Therapy addresses many injuries including

  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Speech injuries
  • Loss of limbs
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder
  • Traumatic brain injury
  • Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder

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