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Newly Revised Members Handbook 2014
This Handbook provides information regarding therapeutic riding, remedial vaulting and Hippotherapy.
ACPTR has a role in encouraging members who are interested in Hippotherapy and Therapeutic Riding. We aim to support and develop skills for members through training, research and networking opportuni
Reference List 2015
Current literature in hippotherapy, therapeutic riding and equine science.
Understanding Hippotherapy and Therapeutic Riding
A comprehensive information leaflet on Hippotherapy and Therapeutic Riding. Explains the principles and agencies involved in delivery.
Contributions from Anna Will, Lynne Munro and Valerie Cooper (ACPTR), Denise Robertson(RDA) and Jennifer Dixon-Clegg (FCRT).
For more information on hippotherapy and
THE EFFECTS OF HIPPOTHERAPY AND THERAPEUTIC HORSEBACK RIDING AS A REHABILITATION TECHNIQUE IN CHILDREN WITH CEREBRAL PALSY: A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW.
There are currently 6 reviews investigating the effects of hippotherapy and Therapeutic Horse Riding (THR) on children withCerebral Palsy (CP). Liptak, Whalen and Case-Smith and Sterba all found positive effects on GMFM and recommend it to improve function. Snider et al. compared research in hippo
Advice for members seeking or recieving funding.
Many of our members are recently being offered some funding form various bodies to help with training costs towards the ACPTR Hippotherapy course but with some expectation of re-payment in terms of support for the work of the funding body. We have therefore compiled a list of questions your may want
Atlanto-occipital instability information sheet
ACPTR have gained permission from British Gymnastics to use thier assessment screening tool for participants with Down's syndrome who want to take part in gymnastics and trampolining. We would however be grateful for feedback from those of you who use it. Please leave your comments below.
Equine Assessment Checklist E.A.C.H
The recommended form for assessing an equine for use in hippotherapy.