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The goals during therapeutic riding lessons should be set up between the instructor and client, which can be a variety of things. Set up your goals for therapeutic riding with help from a para riding instructor in this video on therapeutic riding.
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This is Priscilla Faulkner with "Horse Time." The goals of a therapeutic riding lesson are set up between the instructor and the client, the client's parents if it's a child, and sometimes other professionals working with the client. They can be on a variety of things. For example, for a client who has trouble using language, one of their goals may be to use language more frequently, and they might be asked lessons to ask the horse to walk on, to ask the horse to halt and to tell the instructor or the sidewalkers things that they wanted to do in their lesson so that they could increase use of language. For someone who is working on balance, they may do a number of exercises that increase balance, such as throwing and catching the ball, riding the horse in a variety of gaits. For someone who is working on strength, they may do exercises that involve having to do things that take more body strength. For example, standing up in the stirrups for short periods of time. This is Priscilla Faulkner with "Horse Time."