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One Day Symposium: Creating a Therapeutic Culture in Equine Facilitated Therapy and Activity Programs


Oct 10, 2018
08:00 AM until 04:30 PM


The Sam and Myra Ross Institute will host a one-day symposium focused on helping equine facilities expand their therapeutic programming while maintaining both high professional standards and a culture of compassion and respect for both people and equines. How does one create a therapeutic culture that extends to staff, clients, families, volunteers and horses? Green Chimneys has specialized in animal-assisted education and therapy for over 70 years. In that time, equine-facilitated therapies have become an increasingly popular intervention for individuals with autism, physical challenges, ADHD and speech disorders. To meet demands, many equine therapy centers now offer a variety of professional services, including speech, physical therapy and psychotherapy. This exciting growth comes with challenges that must be considered in order to ensure that clients and horses receive the best and most compassionate care.

This Event is Free However you Must pre-register before October 1st:








FREE; Pre-Registration required by 10/1


View map The Leir Retreat Center, Inc.
220 Branchville Road
Ridgefield, CT

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