Apply For Our Programs

Before submitting an application, please take a moment to review our absolute contraindications. Please note  whether these conditions are present and to what degree. For safety purposes therapeutic riding will not be possible. We have various unmounted programs that are equally as beneficial/therapeutic.

  1. Orthopedic:
    • Acute Arthritis
    • Acute herniated or prolapsed disc
    • Atlanto-axial instabilities
    • Coax arthrosis (degeneration of hip joint)
    • Structural cranial deficits
    • Osteogenesis imperfecta
    • Pathological fractures
    • Spondylothesis
    • Structural Scoliosis >30 degrees, excessive kyphosis or lordosis or hemivertebra
    • Spinal Stenosis
  2. Neurological:
    • CVA 2nd to unclipped aneurysm or angioma
    • Paralysis due to spinal cord injury above T6 (adult)
    • Spina bifida associations- Chiari II Malformation, Hydromyelia, Tethered Cord
    • Uncontrolled (grand mal) seizures within last 6 months
  3. Medical/Psychological:
    • Anticoagulants
  4. Other:
    • Age less than 2 years old
    • Any condition that the instructor, therapist, physician or program does not feel comfortable treating
    • Weight measurement over 170lbs

Apply For Our Programs

Please complete the following intake form to provide WETRA with more information about the applicant. Once the form is submitted, the applicant will be placed on a wait-list and contacted by the Program Coordinator if a vacancy in the program becomes available. Which type of program or therapy is right for each applicant is based on factors such as personal strengths, abilities, goals, and interests. Appropriateness for WETRA’s different programs and therapies is decided on an individual basis and is best determined by WETRA’s professional team of therapists and certified riding instructors in collaboration with the applicant.