Ride to Learn

Horse-Riding may help improve memory,learning and problem solving in children,as  the vibrations produced by the animals activate the kids nervous system,scientists have found.

Researchers have examined the effects of horseback riding  on the performance of children by having them complete simple tests  directly before and after horse riding ,while  measuring the children’s heart rate in response  to movements created by the horses.

The behavioral reactions of the children  were tested using ‘Go/no-go’ test,which assesses cognitive response using fast computerized questions.

 

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