Lissa Pohl, owner of The Engagement Quotient, a company which creates leadership skills in humans through the use of horses, clears up all of the terminology related to the use of horses in aiding humans. She is a member of a working group which created a document to clarify and define the various terms. So what is in versus what is out? Equine assisted services – EAS, versus equine assisted therapy. So get up to speed and learn what the professionals are using: Equine Assisted Learning, Adaptive Riding and therapies which utilize horses. For more information and to see a full list of terminology involved in equine assisted services: visit the link below.
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