ANZ 431 - Equine Asst Actvts & Therapies

ANZ 431 - Equine Asst Actvts & Therapies

1.00 Cr
This course will explore a variety of methods for partnering with horses for therapy, learning and horsemanship. A major focus will be on Equine-Assisted/Facilitated Learning in education, in organizations and in personal development. Equine-Assisted Therapies including Physical, Occupational, Mental Health and Speech-Language Pathology will be investigated. Horsemanship, including adaptive equestrian sports, adaptive/therapeutic riding, driving and interactive vaulting will be discussed. Additionally, students will explore the ethical dilemmas and issues facing incorporating horses in human services, as well as the current best practice standards for the welfare of the horse. Finally, students will review the current state of research and what is needed for the future.
Term: 
2021SP
Method: 
LEC
Faculty: 
Morin-Degel, Shari