Horseback Riding’s Proven Health Benefits

Posted by on May 4, 2017
Horseback riding has long been a favored outside activity for a lot of families looking to escape the hustle and bustle of city life. The countryside offers its own benefits of fresh air, tranquil silence in the form of nature sounds, and most importantly a chance to reflect on an otherwise non-stop way of living. The feeling of horseback riding is such a healing experience that equestrian therapy is an approved method of therapy for children and adults suffering from such mental ailments such as ADD, dementia, depression, and many others. horseback ridingThe benefits of horseback riding go beyond just mental betterment. It has been proven to help stabilize the trunk, the abdominal, back and pelvic muscles! These cores muscles form the backbone of a solid body core. The sedentary lifestyle of our current society can greatly be supplemented by this core workout. Nowhere else are these benefits more apparent than in kids. Not only do they love animals but the exhilaration of horseback riding usually leaves them wanting more. Horsepower for Kids offers an affordable, fun, and family friendly horseback riding experience. We are located in beautiful sunny Tampa, Florida and we offer a unique one of a kind horseback riding experience! How? We are also an animal sanctuary. Our animals are loved and well taken care of by some of the most animal loving people you will ever meet. And our unique location affords us the ability to give wood trail horseback rides that last up to an hour! We love our animals but we love people even more. We would like to remind you the importance of head safety. Regardless of age or experience everyone should wear a helmet while horseback riding. It only takes one time or one spooked horse to cause an accident so please ride safely whether you are riding with Horsepower for Kids or anyone else! If you’re ready for an amazing horseback riding experience give us a call at 823-855-8992 to reserve a spot today!

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