Quinte Therapeutic Riding Association (QuinTRA)
  Quinte Therapeutic Riding Association (QuinTRA)

Frequently Asked Questions

1. How can I find out more information and register for lessons?

If you would like to get more information, or to register for classes, please contact Barb Davis at 613.395.2990 or by email at barbara.davis@sympatico.ca.

 

2. How can horseback riding help children and adults with disabilities?

Riding is an activity that can provide numerous benefits to just about anyone!  Physically, riding can improve muscle coordination, balance and circulation, as well as minimize muscle spasticity.  Psychologically, horseback riding provides a sense of challenge and achievement, improved self-confidence and well-being.  Many riders improve their social skills by communicating with their friends and peers about their unique activity!  Riders also learn responsibility, empathy, patience and trust by working with horses.

 

3. What kind of disabilities can benefit from horseback riding?

Horseback riding can benefit individuals who live with visual impairment, autism, developmental challenges, cerebral palsy and a wide variety of other physical or developmental challenges

Supporters

We appreciate the ongoing support of the following organizations and individuals:

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