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Organization: Therapeutic Riding Association Ottawa Carleton  
Phone Numbers: 613-821-1844
Fax: 613-821-1466
Equidae Stables
6362 Bank St, Ste 1
Greely, ON
K4P 1J4
Intersection: Bank St and Parkway Rd
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Irregular, call for details
Service Description: Physical and social activity that teaches cooperation between people and animals. Opportunity to share experiences with both disabled and able-bodied riders. Riding is used to mentally and physically stimulate riders, enhance their alertness and their ability to concentrate, and helps to increase self-awareness and self-confidence.

Riding is conducted in small groups of up to a maximum of four riders per group. CanTRA (Canadian Therapeutic Riding Association - national governing body) qualified instructors, assisted by volunteers, teach lessons tailored to the riders' abilities and requirements.

Fees: Service
Application: A physician's referral is required
Eligibility / Target Population: Individuals three years and older with physical and/or developmental challenges
Languages: English
Area Served:
Eastern Ontario ; Québec  
See Also: Children and Youth with Disabilities
Fitness, Recreational and Social Programs for People with Disabilities

This information was last completely updated on September 11, 2018

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