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Arizona Disabled Sports offers therapeutic horseback riding
By: Lily King-Cisneros
03/11/13 4:59 PM

March 11, 2013
Parks, Recreation & Commercial Facilities
Contact: Lily King-Cisneros
Tel. 480-644-4119
Lily.King-Cisneros@mesaaz.gov
 

Mesa, AZ – Arizona Disabled Sports is partnering with Hunkapi Programs to provide a therapeutic horseback riding clinic on Saturday, March 23 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Camelot Farms, 1205 N. 96th St. in Scottsdale, AZ.
 
Adults and children with physical disabilities including, muscular dystrophy, cerebral palsy, spina bifida, dwarfism, and amputees will have the opportunity to experience horseback riding.
 
“This is the first time that we are offering a horseback riding clinic,” Arizona Disabled Sports Director, Lane Gram said. “Horseback riding can be very beneficial to all participants. While riding a horse you are able to increase balance, coordination and muscle strength while also promoting self-esteem and independence”.
 
The cost is $20 and includes lunch and group activities.  Registration closes on March 15.  Register online at: http://www.ArizonaDisabledSports.com/Special_Events.html or call (480) 835-6273.  For more information or questions email: intern@arizonadisabledsports.com
 
     
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