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2019-2020 University Catalog 
2019-2020 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

OT 661 - Introduction to Therapeutic Horseback Riding

This course provides an overview of the benefits of using horses for therapy, exercise, and companionship for individuals with special needs. Horse behavior, movement, and the impact of riding and work with horses will be presented as an occupation that fosters health and wellness in a broad range of individuals. Students will observe and complete independent work in off-campus locations in a service-learning format. This course satisfies the general education values and attitudes for individual differences and reflective and purposeful learning.

Prerequisites & Notes
(Prerequisite: OT 352 or OT 552)

Credits: 3