Students from Mohawk College’s Recreation Therapy program get a lesson in equine therapy at Sierra Acres farm near Milton, Ontario.
Mohawk college research by Tiffany Mayer
Written by: Myles Shane
One parent’s perspective on the benefits of Equine Assisted Therapy for children.
Anne Porteous has loved horses since she was a child. She rode anywhere and anytime she could. Growing up she found another passion – Nursing. Her caring and compassionate nature coupled with her desire to teach others evolved into a Professorship in Nursing.
Imagine having a 1500 pound marshmallow greet you on a field! Your fluffy sweet, could actually be, the friendly equine we just met named Molly, out in her pasture. She stands between 15 to 16 hands, and her colour is that of your favourite camp fire snack.