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Equine Assisted Therapy

Equine-assisted therapy incorporates horses into the therapeutic process. Students engage in activities such as grooming, feeding, and leading a horse while being supervised by a mental health professional.

Goals of this form of therapy include

  • Promotion of well-being through interaction with horses
  • Emotional regulation
  • Building self confidence
  • Overcome fears
  • Build up trust, respect and compassion
  • Development of communication skills
  • Increased self-esteem
  • Development of problem-solving techniques and coping strategies
  • Encourage responsibility