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