Equine Assisted Therapy: A Unique and Effective Intervention
October 11, 2022
There is increasing recognition and integration of Equine Assisted Therapy in the traditional mental health field. Growing evidencesupports the effectiveness of treatment with horses in a therapeutic environment. Studies have resulted in a body of literature supporting the therapeutic value of the human-animal interaction. Equine Assisted Therapy can help clients with depression, anxiety, ADHD, conduct disorders, addiction, trauma, eating disorders, spectrum and health difficulties, dissociative disorders, Alzheimer’s disease, dementia, and other mental health difficulties.