Understanding the Benifits
Horses offer more than just physical benefits.
The results of equine therapy are extremely powerful, although relatively new this form of therapy has many proven results. Working with a horse can provide advantages in the mental and physical exercise. Mentally or emotionally interacting with a horse means coping with and learning to work around moods, attitudes and personality using little to no verbal commands relying most on building trust and understanding with the animal. Physically caring for and riding a horse provides a chance to improve muscle strength, along with balance and coordination. They are a morale booster, a friend, a teacher, and a forever loving companion. Horses can have an very important role to play in our everyday lives and sometimes the biggest lessons a horse can teach us have nothing to do with riding. While the mechanics and nuances are the things we tend to notice the most, it’s the less obvious life lessons that stay with us the longest and have the biggest impact.