These mounted lessons, taught by PATH, Intl. certified instructors can increase core strength, muscle tone and spatial awareness. Horsemanship skills including grooming and tacking, in addition to riding build confidence, mutual trust, respect for others, foster communication and affection and promote emotional growth and empathy. Riders are encouraged to participate in weekly lessons: private, semi-private or group.
Learning to direct a horse while sitting in a cart behind a horse offers another way for those unable to ride to benefit from the equine experience. Horsemanship skills in addition to learning to harness and hook a horse to a cart are components to this exciting riding alternative. Learning to drive a horse can improve communication, eye/hand coordination, spatial awareness and mutual trust.