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Equine assisted therapy can be beneficial for people suffering from mental health issues, in many different ways.

16 Ways Equine Assisted Therapy is an Effective Intervention

Equine Assisted Therapy has existed in different forms for close to three decades. While horse people have long understood the benefits, it’s taken time and scientific proof to convince traditional mental health professionals to open up to the idea. In…

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How Does Equine Assisted Therapy Affect Horses?

Do horses respond differently to people with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)? Professor Katrina Merkies, Animal Biosciences at the University of Guelph plans to find out. She has received a $10,000 innovation research grant from the Horses and Humans Research Foundation, which supports research…

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Benefits of Equine Assisted Therapy in Doubt Due to Lack of Research

In response to a paper published in the Journal of Clinical Psychology, the Horses and Humans Research Foundation is seeking help to fund research into equine assisted therapy. The following is an excerpt from a recent Horses and Humans Research…

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