Horse Therapy Improves Quality Of Life For Disabled

HeartwarmingAnimalsPublished: December 29, 2014Updated: February 29, 201611 views
Published: December 29, 2014Updated: February 29, 2016

Riding a horse is a strenuous activity. The Therapeutic Equestrian Center (TEC) helps people with disabilities through horseback riding. For people with disabilities, especially those who can’t walk, riding a horse gives them independence while building their physical strength. Not only is it physically beneficial, but it also helps break mental and emotional barriers. Interacting with the horses, trainers and other members adds new found joy to their lives.

This video was produced by students of Pace University’s Digital Video Field Production class under the direction of Dr. Maria Luskay, Professor. This class is part of the Dyson College of Arts and Sciences Master of Arts in Media and Communication Arts program. The class was put into production teams to produce videos for HooplaHa as part of their curriculum. This is the second year HooplaHa and Pace has produced videos together. The producers of this video were Mary Gagliano, Amanda Villavicencio, Patience Agboola & Nibal Carter.

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