Bailey & Oliver Law Firm recognizes that children are the most vulnerable members of our society. Bailey & Oliver’s Kids Foundation is a nonprofit 501(c )(3) organization established in 2011 to provide resources for helping children in need.
The Kids Foundation supports hOofin' iT, Occupational Therapy Services. As a Hippotherapy program, hOofin' iT provides equine-assisted activities to children with developmental disabilities. What is Hippotherapy? Hippotherapy is a form of physical, occupational and speech therapy in which a therapist uses the characteristic movements of a horse to provide carefully graded motor and sensory input. A foundation is established to improve neurological function and sensory processing, which can be generalized to a wide range of daily activities. The movement of the horse is a means to a treatment goal when utilizing hippotherapy as a treatment strategy. ('Hippo' is derived from the Greek word 'hippos' meaning horse.)
Sach Oliver - Horse Therapy - Hippotherapy
One of the key components of Bailey & Oliver’s Kids Foundation is to help provide funding for equine-assisted occupational therapy to children with developmental disabilities. Horse therapy activities help to enrich the lives of children with disabilities. Special events, such as BONANZA, provide a fundraising resource to provide funds for the Kids Foundation.
Highlights from the attorney relay race at Bonanza.
Facebook post from the parent of a student attending hOofin' iT Equine Therapy.
"Today is a bitter sweet day! Bry has been in Hippotherapy for roughly 12 weeks with some of the most amazing people I've ever met!
You always hope that when you drop your child off somewhere that they get as much love and attention as what you would provide. We have found that and so much more with Hoofin it! The Oliver's and their team have so much love and passion for what they are doing to help their participants and families! We couldn't have asked for a better experience!"