• image1 "EAT/EAL can assist individuals in a range of illnesses and disabilities"
  • image2 "Irelands National Autistic Society (Irish Society for Autism) show Autism now effects 1 in 166 people"
  • image3 "An EAT/EAL session with the horses can give rise to an increased level of self esteem and self confidence"

EAT/EAL FAQ's

Will I learn to ride the horse?
No. The session involves working slowly and gently from the ground only.. read more FAQ's here

 

Our EAT/EAL Horses

We have carefully chosen our most suitable and good natured horses for our Equine Assisted Therapy sessions.. read more on EAL Horses here...

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How can Equine Assisted Therapy Help?

Equine Psychotherapy Horse EAT/EAL (Equine Assisted Therapy/Learning) can assist individuals in a range of illnesses and disabilities. A list such conditions where EAT/EAL can help are listed below, however we focus specifically on assisting the treatment of Autism in Ireland.

Irelands National Autistic Society (Irish Society for Autism) show Autism now effects 1 in 166 people in Ireland, with males more prone than females. The National Federation of Voluntary bodies claim the condition Autism is reaching epidemic proportions worldwide.

The number of children in Ireland coming into the system each year is significantly greater than in the past and the demand for services to meet the needs of this special population will continue to grow. (Reference: Irish Autism Action):

  • Autism
  • Depression
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Traumatic Brain Disorder
  • Rehabilitation
  • Deafness
  • Disability
  • Special Needs
  • PTST – Post Traumatic Stress Disorders
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Dyslexia
  • Eating Disorders
  • Drug Addiction
  • Visual Impairment
  • Suicidal
  • Bereavement

It is a process where young people and old work with horses and develop:
  • Knowledge
  • Skill
  • Emotional growth
  • Personal awareness
  • Relationships
  • Trust