Rider Application Form

This application is to ascertain the eligibility of each individual for consideration of entrance into this riding program. Please read the rider criteria carefully, as therapeutic riding is not appropriate for all individuals. These criteria are used as guidelines, and each client will be assessed on an individual basis.

Please note: Completion of this application does not ensure acceptance into the program.

Rider Criteria

  • Must be able to maintain a sitting position while the horse is in motion

  • Minimum recommended age of 3 years

  • Seizures must be controlled by medication

  • Maximum recommended weight of 165 pounds

  • Negative finding of Atlantoaxial Instability (For persons with Downs Syndrome)

  • Riders accepted into the program are done so on a trial basis

  • Currently riders are being placed into the program 18 to 24 months after the application has been received

Little Bits Therapeutic Riding Association

Charitable Number: 11902 – 1277 RR0001

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