THERAPEUTIC RIDING

Designed to meet each rider’s physical, social, communication and independence goals.

Session: Once a week / session (fall, winter, spring)

The therapeutic riding lessons are specialized to meet each rider’s physical, social, communication and independence goals.  Lessons are taught by experienced and knowledgeable instructors who are certified or mentored by a certified Canadian Therapeutic Riding Association Instructor.  Private, semi-private and group lessons run once a week for the term of each session.

How to Apply:  

1. Download and complete this application package :  “Program Application & Physician's Referral”.

2. Submit application package to the SARI office.  Once received, the applicant is added to the program waitlist.

    ● When possible, applicants are chosen from the waitlist on a first come-first-serve basis. 

3. Attend an assessment with a Staff Instructor and Physiotherapist or Occupational Therapist at SARI.

    ● This process is free of charge and will take approximately 40 minutes.     ● The assessment process provides SARI the information needed to assign the rider the appropriate mount, equipment, support level and achievable goals for the lessons.

4. Submit payment for entire session to the SARI office.