What Is Equine Therapy?

2019-09-23T14:50:05+00:00

Also known as Equine Assisted Therapy (EAT) or Horse Therapy, Equine Therapy is a treatment that includes equine activities with horses in order to promote emotional growth in persons suffering from abuse issues, behavioral issues, and many other mental health problems. Equine therapy can help a patient build trust, confidence, communication, socializing and much more. It is known that horses have similar behaviors with humans making it easy for patients to create a connection with the horse. Therapeutic riding was first introduced into the United States and Canada in 1960 as a form of recreation as well as therapeutic benefits. In [...]