Trot On: Equine Therapy Program Justice Resource Institute Inc.

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Contact Information

Justice Resource Institute Inc.
Contact: Meredith Norton, Program Director
Email Address:
Phone: 978-434-6097

160 Gould St. Suite 300 Needham, MA 02494
Area Served: Central

Map Location Trot On: Equine Therapy Program


Trot On provides equine therapy services to children, adolescents and their families.  We serve clients who struggle with social, emotional and behavioral challenges, and who have complex trauma histories.  Equine therapy provides a unique experience of embodiment and connection with another living creature.  In understanding how trauma impacts neurodevelopment, it is essential to provide therapeutic interventions that promote the mind-body connection.   Trot On employs the EFT-CT model (equine facilitated therapy for complex trauma).  This model promotes skill development in areas impacted by complex trauma, including emotion regulation, social functioning, executive functioning, and self-identity development.  EFT-CT also promotes a sense of relational safety, empowerment and trust. 

Justice Resource Institute Inc. 9 - 13, 14 - 18, 19 – 22 Needham Meredith Norton 978-434-6097 33787 Trot On: Equine Therapy Program Recreation/Arts/Social and Leisure 5) Central Horseback Riding, Socialization Activities 160 Gould St. Suite 300 Program Director 02494 MassHealth, Private Insurance Behavior Disorder, Developmental Disability, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Local Area Program Director MASSACHUSETTS Blue Cross and Blue Shield of MA HMO Blue, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of MA, Boston Medical Center Health Plan, Neighborhood Health Plan

Service Types

  • Horseback Riding
  • Socialization Activities

Insurances Accepted

  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of MA
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of MA HMO Blue
  • Boston Medical Center Health Plan
  • Neighborhood Health Plan

Program Type

  • Recreation/Arts/Social and Leisure

Populations Served

  • Behavior Disorder
  • Developmental Disability
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Ages Served

  • 9 - 13
  • 14 - 18
  • 19 - 22

Additional Information

  • Fees: MassHealth, Private Insurance