1. Why Gait is so Important.

    Winston Churchill once said “No hour of life is wasted that is spent in the saddle.” This holds true in the My Heroes environment. At my Heroes Therapy, the horse is used in many ways to improve quality of life. The Hippotherapy provided here can be described as the use of movement of the horse …Read More

  2. How Horses Address Psychosocial Needs

    The hippotherapy setting and practice model incorporates a multisensory environment appealing to a variety of psychosocial needs.  Humans have long been connected to horses, with the first domestication occurring on the Eurasian steppes 4,000 to 6,000 years ago. New evidence suggests our history to…Read More