The Therapeutic Value of Horses
Horses have been used for therapy for centuries, their calming presence can have reflective impacts on our mental and emotional state. Many people who suffer from anxiety, depression or stress have shown positive benefits after experiencing interactions involving horses.
The physical activity of horseback riding provides a sense of relaxation, while the interaction, and relationship developed between horses and humans can help build confidence, and trust. Horse therapy can also help with emotional regulation and improves communication skills.
Horses are prey animals, which makes them naturally sensitive to the emotions of everyone around them. This sensitivity helps individuals become more aware of their own emotions and can help us understand how these emotions can affect others.
Horse therapy is not just limited to riding; being around horses has the same calming effect. Equine Assisted Learning is an excellent way to build self-esteem, develop social skills, and boost overall mental health
If you're looking for a 2023 goal, why not improve your Mental Health with a natural, non-invasive way like horse therapy - the benefits are undeniable.