Animals and Aquatics

All for One and One for All: The Hippotherapy Team Approach

April 25, 2023 gina taylor
All for One and One for All: The Hippotherapy Team Approach
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Animals and Aquatics
All for One and One for All: The Hippotherapy Team Approach
Apr 25, 2023
gina taylor

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 In this episode, we explore the essential roles of the hippotherapy team in achieving therapeutic goals for clients. As a hippotherapy clinical specialist, our host explains the key players of the team, including the therapist, horse, horse handler, and therapy aide, and how they work together to support the client. We discuss the importance of communication and collaboration among team members, as well as ongoing assessment and evaluation of the client's progress. Listeners will gain an understanding of how the horse's movement can be used to achieve occupational therapy goals, the importance of selecting the right horse for hippotherapy, and proper techniques for horse handling and side walking. Join us as we dive into the power of teamwork and the role of the hippotherapy team in promoting safe and effective occupational therapy sessions. 

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 In this episode, we explore the essential roles of the hippotherapy team in achieving therapeutic goals for clients. As a hippotherapy clinical specialist, our host explains the key players of the team, including the therapist, horse, horse handler, and therapy aide, and how they work together to support the client. We discuss the importance of communication and collaboration among team members, as well as ongoing assessment and evaluation of the client's progress. Listeners will gain an understanding of how the horse's movement can be used to achieve occupational therapy goals, the importance of selecting the right horse for hippotherapy, and proper techniques for horse handling and side walking. Join us as we dive into the power of teamwork and the role of the hippotherapy team in promoting safe and effective occupational therapy sessions.