Children with disabilities get cured faster when they interact with animals. Mental patients suffering from depression get better and are energized when they interact with animals. Studies have shown that; children with pets are more vibrant. People suffering from disabilities, mental and emotional problems are slowly cured when they interact with horses. Horses are the mirrors of the human soul. Who would have thought horses can help individuals break bad habits and addiction?
Equine therapy also called horse therapy is the technique of using a horse to interact with human beings for therapeutical benefits and enhance personal growth. Horses are majestic animals. They make an individual vulnerable and bring …show more content…
They make them vulnerable thus exposing their innermost fears and emotions
They are social animals. They have diverse personalities
Benefits from equine therapy
Builds confidence - the therapy helps the patients improve their self-confidence and self-esteem. Fear and insecurity diminishes. It helps them face life with bright and lively spirit.
Social interactions- the horse will respond according to their behaviour. Horse will respond to a calm behaviour, this way the patients learn how to interact with other people
Physical posture- it enhances the patient's balance. This enhances general body fitness
It improves concentration
It encourages respect, perseverance and patience especially when interacting with others
It improves communication - an individual learn from seeing how the horse responds when communicated to, hence apply the same to other human beings
Equine therapy is a fun and exciting way to cast out innermost fear and builds an individual whole well being. It lifts the spirits, and the patients live a stressful life. It is an excellent way to achieve far-reaching