Pony Pals Therapeutic Riding Association is dedicate to improving overall quality of life for those with physical, cognitive and emotional diagnosises by providing exceptional horse-related therapies in a safe family environment.
Progressive, goal oriented lesson planning along with an empathetic and respectful approach towards our riders helps to nurture the learning process. Our gentle, experienced, carefully trained horses and ponies help clients make the most of their experience in a safe comfortable manner.
About Pony Pals Therapeutic Riding Association
Equine therapies can lead to positive long term life changes!Our instructors are EC, EAGALA or CanTRA certified with First Aid and CPR. We are members of the BC Therapeutic Riding Association, CanTRA & EAGALA. PPTRA specialises in riders with
Autistic Spectrum Disorders
Developmental Delays,Learning Disabilities
Down Syndrome /Chromosomal Disorders
Cerebral Palsy,MD, MS,Head injury/ CVA
ADD/ADHD/ RAD Behavioral issues
Amputations Hemipalegia /Paraplegia
There are 11 horses in our program and we see 100 riders each week!
There are countless benefits to Equine Assisted and Riding Therapies
Improvement in Gross and fine Motor Skills & Co-ordination
Builds self esteem & Confidence
Improved Concentration & Comprehension
Development of core muscles, body strength and overall fitness
Social interaction, communication, social skills & empathy
Lowers stress levels & provides a chance to have success!