A rhythmic and regular horse walk is the foundation for creating of maximum stereotypical effect to a client in order to cause, train and create a reaction program – within the motor learning. During a therapeutic session, a well-chosen and prepared horse carries a client on its relaxed back and it influences client´s body by its spine movement impulses. These impulses are generated by qualities of a horse walk. It depends on the way of horse handling and on the environment (where the horse is walking).
Ways of horse handling in order to influence its back movement: