Equine Assisted Occupational Therapy Workshop2

Friday 18th February 10:00 - 15:00

Learn more about Equine Assisted Occupational Therapy, and how it can help children with specialised needs to reach their potential.


Additional Information

There are many benets of Equine Assisted Therapy – using horses to reach goals with children and adults with specic needs.

These include providing physical, emotional and psychological benets to people with autism spectrum disorder, cerebral palsy, seizure disorder, visual and hearing impairment, anxiety disorder, learning disorder, substance abuse, multiple sclerosis, development disorder, muscular dystrophy, amputation, brain injury as well as behavioural problems.

Occupational Therapy using horses as the therapeutic medium is called and Equine Assisted Occupational Therapy (EAOT). This is a service we provide here in ChildVision. EAOT provides targeted support to the individual by maximising their abilities and helping them interact and participate in everyday life to their fullest potential. It can improve proprioception, sensory processing, motor coordination, posture, balance, muscle tone, concentration, self-esteem, self-condence and social skills in riders with special needs.