Why it can be largely effective in shaping behavior of youth and adults alike.
Although they have little or no experience with horses, boys learn to respect and care for horses. Through positive and safe introductions to horses they overcome fears and develop the skills necessary to care for and ride a horse. They learn the psychology of a horse as a social animal and how to convert that knowledge to their own social interactions.
Why equine therapy is changing the way-professionals treat anxiety and depression.