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.

RHR is one of the few centers in the US to offer a unique combination of services which include;

  • Hippotherapy
  • Therapeutic Riding
  • Equine Assisted Activities
  • Equine Facilitated Psychotherapy
  • Speech, Physical, and Occupational Therapy
  • School Programs
  • Field Trips
  • Wellness Retreats

The staff at Rocking Horse Rehab specializes in pediatric and family rehabilitation and is experienced in treating medical conditions including;

  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Traumatic Brain Injuries
  • Brain Tumors
  • Spinal Cord Injuries
  • Developmental Disorders
  • CHARGE Syndrome
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy
  • Sensory Integration Disorders
  • Neuromusculoskeletal Disorders
  • ADHD
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Mood Disorders
  • Post-Traumatic Stress

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.

At Rocking Horse Rehab, you are assured the highest quality therapy services from state licensed and certified therapists who have been trained by the American Hippotherapy Association and are registered with the Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship International (PATH Intl.)