Stirrups and Smiles

501-728-3316

Fax: 5017283374
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Business Information

equine, horse, NARHA, AHA, therapy
Hippotherapy
2008
TUESDAY:12:00PM-6:30PM
THURSDAY:12:00PM-6:30PM
FRIDAY:7:30AM-11:30AM

Business Description

The term "hippotherapy" comes from the Greek word "hippos" meaning horse and translated means "treatment with the help of the horse". Using the horse as a dynamic base to facilitate non-static postural control Hippotherapy fosters improved trunk mobility and strength which in turn, affects overall limb function. The horse’s natural three-dimensional movement mimics a typical human gait creating a gentle rhythmic movement that aids in improving overall balance, strength, muscle control and tone, motor development and coordination.

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Recent Comments


We love serving our children with special needs in our community. (more)
Stirrups and Smiles, Feb 24, 2011

This is the most wonderful place for children and adults to receive Equine Assisted... (more)
milatzk, Feb 24, 2011

Stirrups and Smiles is a wonderful facility full of loving and caring therapists and... (more)
LMartin, Feb 24, 2011

This is an excellent facility and the kids look forward to their equine therapy sessions.... (more)
cmilatz, Feb 24, 2011

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