Q1: What is Equine Therapy?

In this first post in our FAQ series for people starting out in Equine Therapy we cover some key terminology and clarify what we mean by Equine Therapy. As noted in our introduction, for each question I have a quick answer for those of you who are super...

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Q4: What is the Role of the Horse in Equine Therapy?

The Quick Answer It depends on your approach and who you certify with, but approaches broadly fall into two categories. One is of the ‘horse as a tool’ who is used to bring insight, learning or healing to the client. The other (followed at Healing Hooves...

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Q5: Who Should I Certify With in Equine Therapy?

The Quick Answer There are many certification options in the Equine Facilitated Wellness (EFW) field, meaning this can be an overwhelming and confusing decision at first. The Canadian certification program I usually recommend is through EFW Canada. EFW...

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Q7: Do Clients Always Ride Horses in Equine Therapy?

The Quick Answer Riding is not always a part of EFW and Equine Therapy, and is rarely the primary focus. However, provided a certified equine professional is a part of the team, it can be incorporated for some clients. The Longer Answer There are EFW...

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