Caspian Horse Assisted Therapy

Caspian Horse Assisted Therapy

At a glance

Causes

  • Mental health

Other details

Organisation type: 
Not for profit
Geographical remit: 
Regional

Objectives

a) to promote for the benefit of the local communities of Hampshire and surrounding areas the provision of facilities for facilitated psychotherapy or learning and related activities of individuals who have need of such facilities by reason of their youth, age, infirmity or disablement, financial hardship or social and economic circumstances or for the public at large in the interests of social welfare and with the object of improving the condition of life of the said inhabitants, with particular preference given to those with social, emotional, learning or behavioural difficulties or suffer from a mental or physical disability who preferably have been recommended by a healthcare, social or educational professional for access to horses for therapeutic benefit and / or have been unable to access horses for this benefit due to financial, physical or social reasons by the provision of education and therapy through equine facilitated psychotherapy or learning and related activities to promote and develop their mental and physical capabilities.

b) to promote humane behaviour towards horses especially (but not limited to) Caspian Horses by providing appropriate care, protection, treatment and security for such horses which are in need of care and attention by reason of sickness, maltreatment, poor circumstances or ill usage and to educate the public in matters pertaining to animal welfare in general and the prevention of cruelty and suffering among animals.

c) to promote for the benefit of the public the protection and conservation by breeding of Caspian Horses under the principles of Natural Horsemanship, for the benefit and wellbeing of all people. (The Caspian Horse is the oldest breed in existence, still in use today. It is the direct descendant of pre domestic Horse Type 4, and as such offers the purest link between human and horse) which is now critically endangered.

Activities

Provides Eagala model EAL & EAP sessions

Has 4 Caspian foals a year

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