Equine Therapy is a form of experiential therapy that involves interactions with humans and horses.
Some examples of activities include grooming, feeding, and leading the horse through therapist-led exercises.
Benefits of Equine Therapy:
- Emotion regulation
- Stress tolerance
- Problem-Solving Skills
These are but some of the benefits associated with equine therapy. As horses are non-judgmental yet highly self-aware, they make for the perfect therapeutic companion. Horses are capable of reflecting human attitudes and behaviors, giving those who work with them insight into their own expectations.
Equine therapy can be applied to a variety of conditions and treatments including: behavior disorders, mood disorders, learning differences, autism spectrum, grief and loss, depression, and anxiety.