Horses Help Humans With Disabilities

equine therapy

equine therapyMikaila Wireman works as a volunteer for the Northwest Therapeutic Riding Center. She is a behavioral neuroscience major and loves horses since she was still eleven years old. Her passions for equines and education has helped her and the center’s clients in achieving great results.

The horses in the center, along with volunteers like Wireman, helps people with mental and physical disabilities through equine assisted therapy sessions. The average client for the center works with two volunteers that will help them throughout the entire session.

Wireman states that a great part of being with the center is seeing the patients grow.

Source: Horses serve as therapy tools for people with mental disabilities