Silver Saddles

a fun way for the over-50 crowd to socialize, stay fit, and learn new skills

Overview

Participants meet once a week during the riding sessions.

 

Each lesson focuses on improving flexibility, balance, and muscle tone, as well as general horsemanship.

Benefits

 

Silver Saddles riders benefit psychologically and physically from therapeutic riding activities.

 

Psychological Benefits

  • Teaches trust through the rider/horse bond

  • Teaches problem-solving skills

  • Teaches the use of patience to control the horse

  • Enhances decision-making skills

  • Promotes responsibility and cooperation

  • Increases the ability to focus and stay on task

  • Boosts self-esteem and pride

  • Instills a sense of accomplishment

Physical Benefits

  • Improves balance and strengthens muscles as the rider learns proper posture and is motivated to self-correct to maintain a secure seat on the horse

  • Improves coordination, both on and off the horse

  • Improves range of motion

  • Replicates the muscle movements of walking

  • Stimulates the vestibular, nervous, and circulatory systems

2020 Sessions

We offer lessons year-round in the following sessions:

  • Winter Session: January 27th - April 3rd

    • Due to Covid-19 lessons were suspended on 3.15.2020 and will resume 6.15.2020 on a limited basis.

  • Summer I Session: June 15 - July 31st

  • Summer II Session: August 1st - September 18th

  • Fall I Session: September 21st - October 30th

  • Fall II Session: November 2nd - December 18th

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(859) 694-7669

12372 Riggs Rd, Independence, KY 41051, USA

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