Hippo therapy

Has anyone tried hippo therapy on children or adults with sensory processing disorder?

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Apr 13, 2012
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MY OT recommended it
by: Anonymous

My OT recommended it as a good thing to try. We have our own horses, so my son does ride mine occassionally instead of going to a theraputic center. He got bored with just walking, but loves to trot, which we only do for a few steps at a very slow trot. he loves the bounciness. My biggest problem is that he is sensory seeking recless and wild and doesn't want to behave around the horses. I only let him near my 20 year old really quiet and dependable gelding.

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