A well-designed therapeutic riding and activities program betters the learning, socializing and creative dynamics of its participants. A combination of emotional, cognitive and physical benefits occur as participants enjoy a variety of C.A.T.E. equine-assisted activities that focus on individual goals and each child's specific abilities.

Some of the benefits* we have witnessed at C.A.T.E are:

Better communication skills.

Enhanced emotional control and self-discipline.

Increased confidence and self-esteem.

An awesome sense of accomplishment.

Better acceptance of responsibilities.

Increased attention span.

Development of balance and posture.

Increased muscle strength and conditioning.

Better digestion.

Better range of motion.

Better moods due to a higher endorphin count.

Better sleep/wake cycles.

*Results may vary depending upon the level of disability and whether it is static or progressive.