Walk On: Exploring Therapeutic Riding
Lucky Three Ranch
This two-part documentary offers a comprehensive look at the profound, life-changing benefits of Therapeutic Riding programs for adults and children with disabilities and special needs. These programs explore the special bond that develops between horses and mules and their challenged riders and how Hippotherapy is changing lives around the world for the better. Includes featured interview with William Shatner. Approximately 53 minutes including the Special Features.
Part 1 Description
Meredith Hodges explores the special bond that people with disabilities develop with mules and horses through Therapeutic Riding. Meredith meets a rider with cerebral palsy whose Hippotherapy sessions with a mule gave him independence; a rider with multiple sclerosis who discovered freedom on horseback; and a group of inner city kids whose time with horses inspired confidence.
Part 2 Description
An in-depth look at how Therapeutic Riding can help adults and children heal and cope with their disabilities. Meredith Hodges finds out how Hippotherapy works with the help of a Locomotion Expert, examines the work being done at Walter Reed Medical center with our wounded soldiers, and talks with William Shatner about his efforts to help international Therapeutic Riding Centers.