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hippotherapy

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noun hip·po·ther·a·py \ ˌhip-ə-ˈther-ə-pē \

medical Definition of hippotherapy

:physical therapy in which a patient (as one affected with cerebral palsy or multiple sclerosis) sits or lies on the back of a horse for the therapeutic effect of the horse's movement

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