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Organization: The Horse Sanctuary  
Phone Numbers: 705-791-4441
1090 Warminster Side Rd, RR 3
Coldwater, ON
L0K 1E0
Intersection: Line 10 N and Warminster Sideroad
Location: Warminster Sideroad
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Not specified
Contacts: Lillian Tepera - Founder / Chair
Robert Timlin - Founder / Treasurer
Service Description: Offers therapeutic riding program developed to enhance the lives of children and adults with physical and cognitive disabilities by partnering with a very special group of horses and volunteers.

Providing both therapy and recreation, riding helps to improve balance and co-ordination * strength and muscle tone * helps mobilize joints * improves sensory processing * improves focus and concentration * improves the ability to learn concepts * helps improve social and communication skills * also self-confidence and self-esteem may develop or increase from the sense of accomplishment and empowerment riding can provide

The Horse Sanctuary’s riders include children and adults with autism * cerebral palsy * stroke * arthritis * learning disabilities * multiple sclerosis * alzheimer's * spinal cord injury * developmental delay and similar physical and cognitive disabilities

The Horse Sanctuary rescues, re-habilitates and re-homes horses at risk of neglect, abuse or slaughter. Many of these horses work in the therapeutic programs.

Fees: $40 per hour for group lesson * $50 per hour for private
Application: Available on our website
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: Children and adults with physical and cognitive disabilities
Languages: English
Area(s) Served:
Simcoe County ; Barrie ; Orillia  
See Also: Arthritis
Cerebral Palsy
Children and Youth with Disabilities
Fitness, Recreational and Social Programs for People with Disabilities
Learning Disabilities

This information was last completely updated on August 3, 2017

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