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WHOA offers equine assisted activities

Benefits of Equine Assisted Activities

Individuals with just about any disability benefit from WHOA activities WHOA activities improve both physical and social skills Equine Assisted Activities improve cognitive and emotional functioning

The benefits of equine assisted activities are available to individuals with just about any disability, impairment, or need:

ADHD Amputations Autism
Brain Injury Cerebral Palsy Downs Syndrome
Mental Retardation Multiple Sclerosis Muscular Dystrophy
Spina Bifida Spinal Cord Injury Stroke
Visual Impairment Speech Impairment Learning Impairment
At-Risk Youth Sensory Impairment Developmental Disability

Benefits of equine assisted activities impact physical, social, cognitive, and emotional functioning.

Physical

Improved Strength Improved Endurance Improved Muscle Tone
Improved Coordination Improved Balance Improved Flexibility

Social

Leisure Awareness Interaction with Others Communication Skills

Cognitive

Attention to Task Following Directions Safety Awareness
Cognitive Planning Environmental Awareness Skill Building

Emotional

Self-Esteem Building Confidence Building Human-Animal Bond
Empathy Development    

Click here to email our Executive Director WHOA is certified by PATH International
WHOA is a recipient of funding from United Way

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