Hippotherapy Organizations


American Hippotherapy Association, Inc. (AHA, Inc.)
The AHA promotes the use of the movement of the horse as a treatment strategy in physical, occupational and speech-language therapy sessions for people living with disabilities. Hippotherapy has been shown to improve muscle tone, balance, posture, coordination, motor development as well as emotional well-being. Use this site to search for a therapist in your state.


Path International (Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship International) - formerly North American Riding for the Handicapped Association
Path, Intl. is a nonprofit formed to promote equine-assisted activites and therapies for individuals with special needs.  Centers provide therapeutic riding, hippotherapy, equine-facilitated mental health, driving (from a carriage seat or from a wheelchair in a carriage modified for a wheelchair), interactive vaulting (performing movements on or around the horse), competition, ground work and stable management. Click here to find a center near you.


Stable Possibilities
Stable Possibilities, LLC, located in Michigan summarizes 11 points of the conceptual framework for Hippotherapy.