Horses for Healing helps those with physical, mental disabilities
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Horses for Healing helps those with physical, mental disabilities

August 24, 2019


WHO BENEFITS FROM IT. NATALIE: AT JUST FOUR YEARS OLD SEDONA WELSH GOT IN A SADDLE FOR , THE FIRST TIME.>>SHE WOULD CRY IN THE BEGINNING AND IT WAS FRIGHTENING FOR HER. NATALIE: BACK THEN, SEDONA COULDN’T WALK ON HER OWN . SHE HAS AUTISM AND HER MOM DECIDED TO TRY HORSES FOR HEALING, A THERAPEUTIC RIDING PROGRAM IN AUBURN.>>SHE’S SMILING AND ENGAGING WITH THE HORSE AND IT’S JUST LIKE NIGHT AND DAY. NATALIE: WITHIN A YEAR SEDONA , BEGAN TAKING HER FIRST STEPS.>>SHE WALKED SO MUCH BETTER.>>HELPING HIS BODY MOVED WHERE HE IS NOT ABLE TO MOVE. NATALIE: KURTIS ZUMWALT’S SON MEYER HAS BEEN RIDING FOR THE LAST 15 YEARS. HE HAS CEREBRAL PALSY, AND THE LESSONS HAVE HELPED HIM NOT ONLY SET UP BY HIMSELF –>>HE’S ABLE TO THROW A BALL, HE’S ABLE TO HIT A BASEBALL WITH A BA ISN’T THAT WONDERFUL? NATALIE THE HORSE’S NATURAL : RHYTHM MOVES THE SPINE AND MUSCLES IN A WAY THAT MIMICS WALKING. WRITERS NORMALLY RESTRICTED TO WHEELCHAIRS, BRACES OR CRUTCHES BECOME INDEPENDENTLY MOBILE FOR THE FIRST TIME RIDING A HORSE.>>THE HORSE’S HIPS ARE SIMILAR AND MOVE IN THE SAME DIRECTION AS THE HUMAN HIPS AND THEY REPLICATE THAT MOTION. NATALIE: FOR SOME JUST FEELING , THE HEIGHT AND CALM NATURE OF THE HORSE IS HEALING TOO. WHETHER THEY ARE 14 –>>I FEEL GOOD ABOUT MYSELF AND I FEEL MORE CONFIDENT. NATALIE: 470. PROGRESS THAT MAKES PARENTS LIKE DIANA AND KURTIS BREATHE A LITTLE EASIER KNOWING THIS BOND BRINGS OUT THE BEST IN THEIR KIDS.>>I THINK WE ARE GOING TO BE DOING AT HER WHOLE LIFE.

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