EQUINE ASSISTED THERAPY IN CONJUNCTION WITH WILLOW FARM EQUINE ASSISTED THERAPY CIC
Equine Assisted Therapy and Therapeutic Learning.
Our aims are to:
Reduce social isolation, contributing to mental health recovery, contributing to positive mental health and resilience, contributing to improved health and well-being.
Equine therapy is the use of horses in a therapeutic setting.
It helps promote emotional growth and personal development in the lives of individuals.
Individuals who participate in equine assisted programmes often experience several life changing benefits.
Working with horses can be a complimentary part of a bigger or more comprehensive treatment plan.
Horses are very effective for:
Soothing and relaxing, improving mood, and / or reducing stress because they are particularly gentle and understanding.
INHALE COURAGE, EXHALE FEAR COURSE
Target group: Riders who lack confidence for whatever reason and wish to overcome those fears
Using our 4 Strides horses as the medium for activities, this course makes strides towards these outcomes:-
- Positive Relationships
- Problem Solving
NOT ALL WOUNDS ARE VISIBLE COURSE
Target group: Primarily for those who are living with the lasting effects of experiencing trauma
(ex forces / services welcome)
Using our 4 Strides horses as the medium for activities, our personal development days makes strides towards the following outcomes:-
- Self Control
- Grounding Techniques
- Healthy Relationships
LOVE SHOULDN'T HURT COURSE
Target group: Primarily for anyone who may have experienced an unhealthy relationship (past or present), including but not exclusive to physical, mental or emotional abuse.
Using our 4 Strides horses as the medium for activities which build resilience, this course makes strides towards the following outcomes:-
- Self Esteem
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