Claire, who is diagnosed with autism, has benefited from therapeutic horseback riding. Her mother, Jennifer Anderson, recalls when she stated noticing the effect horseback riding has had on her daughter.
“She was sitting on the floor in her room, placing stuffed animals on top of a toy horse, giving them riding lessons,” said Anderson. “I had tears in my eyes. … This was a child who had never done any kind of role playing before, who had never really talked.” Continue reading