American Heart Association Rapid Access Journal Report
Dallas, TX – Horseback riding and rhythm-and-music therapies may improve stroke survivors’ perception of recovery, gait, balance, grip strength and cognition years after their stroke, according to new research in the American Heart Association’s journal Stroke.
A variety of interventions that engage patients in physical, sensory, cognitive and social activities simultaneously target a range of functions.
Researchers said significant improvements are still possible years after stroke using motivating, comprehensive therapies that combine physical, sensory, cognitive and social components to stimulate and increase brain activity. (American Heart Association)
Fort Campbell, KY – Join Fort Campbell Riding Stables for an Easter Sunrise Trail Ride on April 20th from 6:00am to 9:00am. You’ll start off with an hour trail ride to Lake Taal where there will be an Easter sermon followed by a light breakfast, then an hour ride back to the stables.
The cost is $40.00 per person. Riders must be at least 8 years of age and children must be accompanied by an adult. The weight limit for the trail ride is 250 pounds and the ride is limited to 10 participants. «Read the rest of this article»
Golden Pond, KY – Land Between The Lakes has experienced several budget reductions since 2012. In an effort to reduce our spending, the Calendar of Events will no longer be available in a print edition. All events will be posted online at www.lbl.org on our Calendar of Events page.
Events can also be found in the new 2014 Land Between The Lakes Calendar and Resource Guide.
LBL’s Wranglers Campground. (Land Between the Lakes)
Fort Campbell, KY – Do you have the luck of the Irish? Join Fort Campbell Riding Stables for their St. Paddy’s Day Trail Ride and find out.
On March 15th and 16th, they will be holding rides at 9:00am, 10:30am, 1:00pm and 2:30pm. During the ride you will have a chance to “pick a pot of gold”. If you are holding the right pot of gold at the end of the ride, you will win a goody basket. «Read the rest of this article»
Golden Pond, KY – Enjoy fall–take a drive through Land Between The Lakes (LBL) National Recreation Area. Revel in the cooler days, changing seasons, and autumn colors of your National Forest.
Visitors interested in viewing fall colors can drive the public access roads that meander through LBL. People can also hike, bike, ride on horseback, or ride ATVs on hundreds of miles of designated trails.
Nashville, TN – Tennessee travelers, we’re happy to announce the gates of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park reopen Wednesday, October 16th to visitors. All attractions, campgrounds, visitor centers and facilities will be open.
Fall is a peak season for the Smokies along with our gateway towns of Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge, Sevierville and Townsend. Let us help you plan your trip today. Visit our Fall Foliage Report to see how the splendor of fall color is changing from Memphis to Bristol.
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency will host the first Becoming an Outdoors-Woman (BOW) Extreme Workshop October 4th-6th at the Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area.
Held in a rural and scenic area, participants will be able to take three classes, choosing from horseback riding, canoeing/fishing, Dutch oven cooking, rock climbing, and 3-D archery over the weekend. Other activities and programs will be held as well. «Read the rest of this article»
Fort Campbell, KY – The staff at Fort Campbell Riding Stables has a love for horseback riding and they want to share it with you! They are excited to announce that they are bringing back their Introduction to Horseback Riding Clinics.
These clinics are taught on three levels: beginners, intermediate and advanced; and are designed to teach you, from start to finish, the ins and outs of western style horseback riding. «Read the rest of this article»
Fort Campbell, KY – The children are going to be out of school for summer break. Are you looking for an educational and fun camp for them? Let Fort Campbell Riding Stables teach your children the ins and outs of the wild-west.
Campers will learn tacking, grooming, conformation, feeding, breed types and riding. Parents are required to remain at camp with the 3 to 5 year olds. Registration for Wild West Camp opens on June 1 and ends on June 30th. Camps fill up quickly so be sure to register early. Payment is required at time of registration. «Read the rest of this article»