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There are a variety of ways therapeutic students can compete in competitions, from Special Olympics to American Quarter Horse Association classes. Discover how a therapeutic student can compete with guidance from a para riding instructor in this video on therapeutic riding.
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This is Priscilla Faulkner with "Horse Time." There are a variety of ways that therapeutic students can compete in competitions. The Special Olympics have an entire equine division, and therapeutic riders are a big part of that. Also, the American Quarter Horse Association has specific classes in their shows for therapeutic riding clients, and the American Vaulting Association also has therapeutic classes in their competitions. Also, the Paralympics and parariding competitions are available for clients with physical handicaps. There are also some clients who work to a level to be able to compete against able bodied clients in traditional competitions. So, depending on the client's strengths and needs, there are a variety of ways for them to be able to compete. This is Priscilla Faulkner with "Horse Time."