Horses great for both active seniors and those with dementia

According to Kaye Marks, director of marketing and communications for the Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship (PATH) Intl., a non-profit group that promotes equine-assisted activities and therapies, a recent survey revealed that for the first time, 115 of the group’s 877 members reported having senior-specific programs ranging from those aimed at Alzheimer’s and dementia patients, to so-called Silver Saddle programs that teach riding skills to elder equestrians. read it HERE

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