What is Horseback Riding?

Category: Exercises

Most popular types: Reins of Life Equine Therapy

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Horseback riding, or equestrianism refers to the skill of riding or driving horses. This broad description includes both use of horses for practical, working purposes as well as recreational activities and competitive sports.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Promote relaxation 4 2
General health 3 1
Improve flexibility/strength 2 2
Personal enjoyment / entertainment 2 1
Support mental / emotional health 2 1

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  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 1
Mild 1
None 2

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Horseback Riding

Side effect Patients
Stiffness/spasticity 1
Weakness in leg(s) 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently doing Horseback Riding

Dosage Patients
3 hr weekly 1
90 min weekly 1

Why patients stopped taking Horseback Riding

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Other 2
See all 2 patients who've stopped doing Horseback Riding

Duration

Currently doing Horseback Riding

Duration Patients
5 - 10 years 1
10 years or more 2

Stopped doing Horseback Riding

Duration Patients
10 years or more 2
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 1
Usually 2
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 1
Somewhat hard to take 2
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 1
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 3
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 0
Not specified 1
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1 patient evaluation for Horseback Riding

Dec 5, 2010 (Started Jul 05, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Personal enjoyment / entertainment)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 3 hr Weekly
Cost: $200+ monthly

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