Autism and Therapeutic Horseback Riding

Thank you to Dr. Robin Gabriels, Penelope Powell, and Jen Trotter for an insightful and informative discussion! 

This week on Mind & Body in Motion, with special guest Dr. Robin Gabriels, autism researcher and director/founder of the Neuropsychiatric Special Care Program at Children’s Hospital Colorado, we corkytake a look at new research on therapeutic horseback riding for autism spectrum disorder.

Also joining me will be Penelope Powell, program director for the Colorado Center for Therapeutic Riding, Inc. (CTRC) in Longmont Colorado where the research study was conducted, and Jen Trotter, a CTRC parent and volunteer  whose son with autism participates in the therapeutic riding program.

Click on the blue text for links to the autism Special Care Program at Children’s Hospital, and to the Colorado Center for Therapeutic Riding.

Here’s the show recording:

Mind & Body in Motion with host Susan Chandler airs on internet radio station Tuesdays from 4 to 4:30 pm MST.


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