Hippotherapy is an alternative treatment option where trained professionals integrate equine movement and the farm setting into the treatment plan of a patient. engage the sensory, neuromotor and cognitive systems of the patient.
Treatment planning uses evidence-based practice and clinical reasoning, integrating best available research evidence with clinical expertise and patient values. Studies from peer-reviewed journals have shown that improvements were observed in special needs children after several hippotherapy sessions. The rehabilitation session are carried out in an equestrian arena instead of a treatment room, while maintaining all treatment protocols and requirements required in a conventional setting to ensure the child is in a stimulating environment without compromising the safety of the child.