WHAT BENEFITS DO HORSE-ASSISTED THERAPIES BRING?

Neuromotor effects

  • Regulation of muscle tone.

  • Decreased tonic reflexes and associated reactions.

  • Recording and automation of the human gait pattern.

Psychomotor effects

  • 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.

  • Laterality development.

  • Increased elasticity, agility and muscle strength.

Functional effects

  • Stimulation of peristalsis.

  • Stimulation of the circulatory system.

  • Stimulation of the respiratory system.

Sensomotor effects

  • Development of the proprioceptive system.

  • Development of tactile sensory perception.

  • Promotion of sensory integration ( tactile, visual, auditory).

  • Development of consciousness and body image.

Sociomotor effects

  • 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.

  • Increased adaptability.

  • Development of cooperative behavior.

  • Development of responsibility.