Equine therapy for special needs is an animal-assisted therapy to help children with a wide variety of disabilities. This type of therapy makes use of riding horses as an effective way of providing physical and emotional therapy as well as psychological benefits to patients especially children and adolescents suffering from:
Autism Spectrum Disorder
Visual and Hearing Impairment
There are many benefits of equine therapy. It can improve motor coordination, posture, balance, muscle tone, concentration, self-esteem and self-confidence in riders with special needs.