What to expect from Equine Assisted Therapy

Sessions may occur in the consulting room, in the paddock, in a round yard, on the menage (horse arena), in the hitching yards, or in the stable. There may be one or more horses participating in the session.

The first session may involve history taking and paperwork (filling out consent forms etc). The first session may involve discussions around safety with horses and how Equine Assisted Therapy works.

Sessions may vary and include any of the following:

  • Horse observations
  • Meeting horses at liberty
  • Ground/lead-line sessions
  • Grooming and exploring touch with the horse
  • Mounted sessions and much more