Hippotherapy literally means “treatment with the help of the horse” (from the Greek word hippos for horse) The horse’s movement is the tool used by the therapist trained in Hippotherapy to achieve the goals identified in the clients assessment.

A Hippotherapy session requires a “team” approach to delivery. The team consists of the horse, the rider, the therapist, the horse handler, the side walkers and the RDA (NSW) coach. The team must be accredited to operate the program


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More than a sport… more than a ride

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