WHAT BENEFITS DO HORSE-ASSISTED THERAPIES BRING?
Regulation of muscle tone.
Decreased tonic reflexes and associated reactions.
Recording and automation of the human gait pattern.
Stabilization of the trunk and head.
Development of horizontal and vertical balance (stimulation of the vestibular system).
Construction of body symmetry.
Fostering thick and fine psychomotor coordination.
Increased elasticity, agility and muscle strength.
Stimulation of peristalsis.
Stimulation of the circulatory system.
Stimulation of the respiratory system.
Development of the proprioceptive system.
Development of tactile sensory perception.
Promotion of sensory integration ( tactile, visual, auditory).
Development of consciousness and body image.
Development of analogous and verbal communication.
Fostering attention and mental concentration.
Confrontation of personal fears.
Increased self-confidence and self-esteem.
Development of the will.
Development of cooperative behavior.
Development of responsibility.