Hippotherapy

Thursday, July 24, 2008

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Jackson Davis, 5, who suffers from autism sits atop a horse during "hippotherapy" (hippos meaning horse in Greek) at the residence of Alicia and Clint McBryde in Ash Flat. The week-long camp has been offering the horse-riding therapy for three years and became a non-profit organization as of this year. "They connect with the animals in a way that I don't think we can understand," Alicia said.

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  • Having several acquaintances that have children with autism I'd like to say thank you to the McBryde family for providing such a wonderful resource for these very special and precious children!

    -- Posted by blessedmama on Thu, Jul 24, 2008, at 11:52 PM
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