Great Strides Hippotherapy


Hippotherapy is Occupational, Physical or Speech therapy treatment using the movement of a horse as a therapeutic tool. Therapy is provided in a natural, sensory rich environment. The human/animal bond and active participation in the process benefits the patient physically and emotionally.

What happens during a hippotherapy session?

  • During treatment the therapist positions the patient and uses the movement of the horse to promote active responses in the patient.
  • Variations in the horse´s movement directed by the therapist promote variations in patient’’s response.
  • Modifications in the horse´s movement promote patient gains in functional abilities used in activities of daily living.
  • Treatment is provided year-around in an indoor or outdoor arena.
Contact details

14091 Scio Church RoadChelsea, Michigan,48118 Show Phone Number *****