Did you know that there are different types of equine therapy? The one that is suitable for a particular rider depends on the needs and goals of the individual.
Animal assisted therapy evolved from the belief that animals and spirits of the animals have supernatural powers. Today, it’s used as therapy for special needs.
Equine assisted learning (EAL) is an experimental form of psychotherapy and learning performed by a combined team of horse and mental health professionals.
Hippotherapy is a form of speech, physical and occupational therapy using the horse’s movement to treat people with mental or physical disabilities.
Persons with disabilities are often restricted in their movements and interaction but with therapeutic riding, they learn independence and mobility.