Frequently Asked Questions & Answers
We compiled here a list of Frequently Asked Questions and Answers for your reference.
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Is Equine Assisted Therapy safe?
Yes. Our staff have considerable experience working with all aspects of horses and will guide clients and visitors through the process with a great deal of care and awareness for both the horses and the clients. And our clients will be provided with all the necessary safety gears for their sessions.
What is Equine Psychotherapy?
Equine Psychotherapy is the process of using horses to assist in the field of rehabilitating people with developmental disorders such as Children with Autism.
What is Equine Assisted Therapy (also known as EAT)?
Equine Assisted Therapy or EAT is the use of horses to assist in the treatment or therapy of individuals with a whole range of mental illness and physical illness.
What is Equine Assisted Learning (also known as EAL)?
Equine Assisted Learning or EAL is the process of using horses to assist in the learning of skills such as social skills, communication and emotional involvement, EAL is used in particular to assist children with Autism and other cognitive and physical challenges.
Do you need to have any horse riding experience or be used to being around horses?
No experience is required. As clients wont actually be mounting the horse no skill or previous experience is required.
Will individuals learn to ride the horse?
No. The session involves working slowly and gently from the ground only.
Why should I consider working with horses as a form of treatment?
Horses by nature are able to pick up or “read” the subtle reactions and body language. Horses are regarded as a divine mirror, reflecting human beings body language and can detect the core person with total honesty. And we strongly believe they have natural healing power.
How might someone benefit?
The mere process of accomplishing an EAT/EAL session with the horses can give rise to an increased level of self esteem and self confidence and most importantly strengthens both cognitive and physical abilities.