4 Strides Equestrian - Barrel Racing

Why Horses Foster Change

Horses promote: Horses teach: Equine facilitated therapy is beneficial for: Horses are very effective for:

recovery

re-discovery of potential

emotional growth

personal development

feeling of adequacy

confidence
self-worth
a sense of purpose

relationship building

trust
respect

a sense of accomplishment

aspirations

increased resilience

responsibility
time management
prioritising
unconditional love
communication
care

individuals to control of moods

the impact of vocal tones

the importance of body language

life skills

social development

promoting  restorative practices which lead to changes in behaviour

facilitating people to  adjust to a new way of life

people with  autism
depression
anxiety
dissociative symptoms,
OCD
dementia

those who have experienced significant trauma in their lives. Inc PTSD

personality disorders

a variety of mental health issues

addiction

low self-esteem


promoting  emotional healing & wellbeing

Soothing

Relaxing

improve mood

reducing stress

helping  individuals  gain control over their personal issues

helping  people overcome  negative thoughts and feelings

reducing isolation

giving a sense of purpose