Welcome to Rocking Horse Rehab
Rocking Horse Rehab is a pediatric rehabilitation and family wellness center specializing in equine assisted therapies along with alternative and traditional therapeutic programs. Our mission is to enhance the quality of life of individuals with disabilities and their families by offering innovative opportunities for clinical, educational, and social development through equine assisted therapies and other alternative therapeutic programs. Our philosophy is to treat the “whole child” using the expertise of our specialized staff consisting of physical, speech, and occupational therapists, clinical social workers, therapeutic riding instructors, and music therapists.
Rocking Horse Rehab is located within the Essex Equestrian Center in West Orange, New Jersey. Our clinic occupies approximately 2000 square feet of fully equipped treatment rooms, offices, a kitchen, and a beautiful reception area with seven viewing windows overlooking our Olympic sized, heated, indoor arena.
Nominated: 2009, 2011, 2012, 2015, 2016
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About Rocking Horse Rehab
- Therapeutic Riding
- Equine Assisted Activities
- Equine Facilitated Psychotherapy
- Speech, Physical, and Occupational Therapy
- School Programs
- Field Trips
- Wellness Retreats
“This place has taught me how to work with all type of horses and a really good place to ride too. And how to use my social skills . And how to have a great bond with horses.”
“Every person and every horse here has a beautiful heart and soul! An incredible experience.”
“The best place in the world for the kids.”
“The experience of being at RHR will move you just to see the joy and transformation of the clientele in a single session, as much for seeing the mastery of the equines. It is a privilege to bear witness to skill and sensitivity in action. I cannot wait to go back!”
“What an amazingly positive difference this place has made in my son’s life! I’m eternally grateful.”