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The Benefits of Equine Therapy

Equine therapy is a complementary therapy that stimulates the entire body of the patient.

The patient, regardless of age, when on top of the horse increase their self-esteem, enjoy the therapy and when accompanied by a combination of other therapies, including music, massage therapy, coordination, sensory therapy, psychotherapy, among others. During the riding period increases the patient's rehabilitation. Equine therapy boosts the patient's physical, psychological, educational, and social well being. The patient improves his/her vertical and horizontal balance, muscle tone, improves motor coordination, experiences the independent movement of the pelvis and shoulders, which are essential for enable healthy walking habits. Riding provides the same upper body sensations as walking.

Equine Therapy

PHYSICAL
The patient improves his/her vertical and horizontal balance, muscle tone, improves motor coordination, experiences the independent movement of the pelvis and shoulders, which are essential for enable healthy walking habits.

PSYCHOLOGICAL
The patient feels a sense of general well-being, improved self-esteem and self-confidence. The therapy also helps to reduce feelings of insecurity and fear that in turn will help the patient gain more confidence in everyday life.

EDUCATIONAL
Improves attention and concentration, essential qualities that any person should have for any area requiring educational skills. Overcoming the space-time domain presented by the therapy promotes thinking.

SOCIAL
The therapy promotes the development of respect, responsibility, perseverance and loving toward animals. The positive attitude that the student acquires, improves family and social integration. Equine therapy is a complementary therapy that stimulates the entire body.