Physical and Occupational Therapy with Horsepower

The Children's TherAplay Foundation, Inc. is the largest pediatric hippotherapy facility in the country, providing physical and occupational therapies using equine movement as a treatment tool for children with special needs such as cerebral palsy, Down syndrome, autism spectrum disorders, spina bifida, traumatic brain injury, developmental delays, and more.

Our therapists combine a sensory-rich, child-centered clinic with hippotherapy – physical or occupational therapy using the horse as a treatment tool – to provide inputs that help children reach their developmental goals. 

A child with a special need wants to learn, develop and achieve all the things their siblings and peers do. Children's TherAplay helps make their dreams of independence a reality. 

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Children's TherAplay COVID-19 Protocols

At this time, we will operate our normal business hours of 8-6 M-Th and 8-5 on F at full capacity of onsite sessions, which is six children an hour, three in the clinic and three in the arena. You can review the protocols Children's TherAplay is implementing in Stage 3 of our Reopen Plan below. 

View Children's TherAplay's COVID-19 Health & Safety Guidelines
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Who Do You Serve?

We provide individualized, one-on-one physical and occupational therapy in our clinic and on horseback for Central Indiana children, ages 18 months to 13 years, who have special needs.

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Do You Accept Health Insurance?

Yes! We are a licensed medical facility, and accept third-party commercial health insurance, Indiana Medicaid, Children's Special Healthcare Services, and private pay.

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Beginning Treatment

Wondering if treatment at Children’s TherAplay is a good fit for your child? Check out our program parameters, in-network health insurance carriers, and steps to patient referral.

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Treatments per month

Therapy horses

Top 5%
of United Way partner agencies

of each treatment funded by donations

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