“It’s more about self-confidence and communication skills. There is a confidence that comes from succeeding in a new experience and doing something they wouldn’t ordinarily do.” (Ribeiro-de Sa, 2008)
This article discusses the use of Equine Therapy with adolescents and how it can be effective. It references a research study done on adolescents who attended Equine Therapy. It also touches on the reason why Equine Therapy trusts in the organic process of relationship between a horse and a human.
Finley, B. (2008, March 09). Horse therapy for the troubled. Retrieved from http://www.nytimes.com/2008/03/09/nyregion/nyregionspecial2/09horsenj.html?_r=0