course “Equestrian Therapies Technical Assistant” – Asociación Equitación como Terapia
Fundación para la Promoción del Deporte Ecuestre has established its 6th cooperation agreement with Asociación Equitación como Terapia, from Madrid, to support their course “Equestrian Therapies Technical Assistant”, open to anyone interested in this field.
The “Equestrian Therapies Technical Assistant” course was held on June 10th, 2017, with 6 participants.
Dissertations and practical training covered from basic knowledge on horses, to foot-on-ground handling, grooming and care, physical and psychological fitness, therapy planning, horse management and leading in equine therapy, and a case study session, working with a real case.
All participants had direct contact with the therapy horses and had thechance to feel like true therapy assistants.
Fundación para la Promoción del Deporte Ecuestre supports projects that promote education and training, so more people get involved with the equestrian world, and particularly with its therapeutic aspects, increasing the number of beneficiaries of these interventions.