Welcome to the NMSU Therapeutic Riding Program
The NMSU Therapeutic Riding (TR) Program consists of Therapeutic Riding, Ground Lessons, Equine Assisted Learning, Equine Assisted Psychotherapy, and Hippotherapy.
Equine Assisted Activities and Therapies (EAAT) are designed to improve the quality of life for people of different ages and abilities by using horsemanship programs and outdoor experiential education to develop confidence, self-worth, and active community participation.
These EAATs can help children and adults with physical, mental, emotional, and behavioral challenges gain strength and independence.
EAATs help people from all backgrounds and walks of life in a variety of ways, including increasing strength and flexibility, improving motor skills, promoting speech and cognitive reasoning, and building relationships and social skills. The individuals may face any number of challenges, but all benefit from the power of the horse.
Community Connection Video - Therapeutic Riding- Sarah Veeder
In this next Community Connection, we meet with the former Director of the Therapeutic Riding Program at New Mexico State University, Sarah Veeder. Sarah tells us how the program got started, what benefits of using horses in therapy does and future plans for the organization.
We would like to Thank all of our donors this past year that have given their money, time, and donations! Your generosity and support has given us the opportunity to help children and adults with physical, mental, emotional, and behavioral challenges gain strength and independence from the power of the horse.
Help Us in 2016 - Be a Donor to the Therapeutic Riding Program
NMSU Foundation Online Giving - Therapeutic Riding This link above allows you to make a gift to the New Mexico State University Foundation for the Therapeutic Riding Program using your credit card. Your gift represents an investment in New Mexico State University's success today and directly impacts our level of excellence in the future. If you would rather mail your gift, please use the printable form available (link) below. Thank you for your support.