Mounting block – Fundación La Manreana
Fundación la Manerana, from Lérida, is among the entities that this year have received the support of Fundación para la Promoción del Deporte Ecuestre; in this case, help comes to provide a mounting block to facilitate transference on to the horse.
Fundación Manreana assists infant, youth, adult and elderly population with intellectual, physical and/or psychological needs, or at risk of social exclusion, so they can benefit from Equestrian Therapies through individual of group activities.
Fundación Manreana has a multidisciplinary team of professionals who work from an inclusive and comprehensive perspective, at both prevention and care levels, to provide individuals and their family systems with healthy leisure, therapy and rehabilitation.
Since the moment the mounting block was ready, in June 2018, from 65 to 75 persons have been using it every week; mainly adults with reduced mobility.
The main goal of Fundación Manreana, shared by Fundación para la Promoción del Deporte Ecuestre, is to increase wellbeing and personal autonomy of individuals with special needs due to their physical, psychological or social issues, so they can overcome barriers and build up skills through Horse Assisted Interventions.