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Benefits of Our Programs

Therapeutic equine-assisted activities offer increased muscle strength, dexterity, coordination and balance.

The benefits of the programs and services at Jake E’s Riding Round Up are numerous. Students of all ages learn some basic items about the horse such as grooming and care, however, the main benefits are the physical, cognitive, emotional/social and educational gains seen in Jake E’s riders. Therapeutic riding and equine-assisted programs are unique for each individual, as are the benefits.

Typical physical benefits seen with Jake E’s clients are improvements with rhythm, timing, sensory registration and integration, overall movement, fine and gross motor skills, posture, balance, respiratory control, dexterity, increased muscle strength and more.

Typical cognitive benefits seen with Jake E’s clients are improvements with sequencing, executive functioning, judgment, problem solving, memory development, patience, self-expression, insight, attention, decision making and more.

Typical emotional/social benefits seen with Jake E’s clients are improvements with motivation and ability to face challenges, risk taking, improved self-esteem, goal setting, intuition, mood regulation, safety awareness and more.

Typical educational benefits seen with Jake E’s clients are improvements with color, shape and number recognition, math and reading skills, verbalization, vocabulary expansion, spatial awareness, reading skills and more.