This fledgling enterprise aims to make a difference......Located at Kilbride, Glenmore, Co. Kilkenny X91 NY29 - the sylvan charm and rolling landscape provide an environment that is relaxing which is conducive to learning. Please note the centre at Kilbride is closed but is re-opening Thursday 20th June 2019 with open days on 20th, 21st and 22nd June 2019 from 11.30am to 4.30pm so come along and meet the horses, have a cuppa and a sample therapeutic riding session. In the meantime, therapeutic riding sessions are available at Kilotteran Equitation Centre, Kilotteran, Co. Waterford on Thursdays and Fridays only.
A horse can transfer 110 multi-dimensional swinging motions in the walk to the rider each minute. By being astride the horse, with the coach giving specific instructions, the horse naturally helps to increase body strength, control and balance. As the horse walks, the rider makes subtle adjustments to his / her body position in order to try and maintain stability. It is this change that the rider has to make when a horse walks that is the basis of therapeutic riding.