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Children’s Cognitive Abilities Enhanced by Horseback Ridinghttp://blog.springtimeinc.com/childrens-cognitive-abilities-enhanced-by-horseback-riding/ A study by Mitsuaki Ohta, a professor at the Tokyo University of Agriculture, proves that memory, learning, and problem-solving are all boosted benefits of horseback riding. A horse’s movements create vibrations that activate the equestrian’s sympathetic nervous system while riding. This is where Ohta proved, through testing children […]
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Many years ago my husband and I went on a tour of Greenwood Cemetery. I’m sure we were told all about the famous people buried there, but the one thing that stuck in my mind was the perfect circle of weeping beech trees. Our guide told us that one tree had stood in what now […]
GallopNYC, a therapeutic horseback riding program for New Yorkers with disabilities, is pleased to announce that James M. Wilson has accepted the position of Executive Director of GallopNYC, effective April 2, 2019. James M. Wilson served as GallopNYC’s Director of Operations for five years and was instrumental in GallopNYC’s expansion and the success of its two stables in NYC. The GallopNYC Board […]
I’m face-blind. I have a terrible time remembering what people look like; I’ve sometimes walked up to myself in a full length mirror I didn’t know was there without realizing that the person I was approaching was me. It’s a social embarrassment and I’ve learned to tell new acquaintances that if I walk right by […]
At this time of year everything happens very fast. This is one small section of the Caton strip, moving from daffodils to budding tulips to full bloom – and it’s already almost over. The plum tree has bloomed and faded, but the lilacs have begun: And there are many less showy plants blooming too: […]