Horses Have Leading Roles in Curing Addictions

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horse therapyAccording to researchers from the University of Saskatchewan and University of Regina, horses play a vital role in treating First Nations youth that are struggling with drug addictions. Coleen Dell, research chair in substance abuse at the University of Saskatchewan, states that the horse is a very spiritual animal and culture is what a youth who is facing drug addiction needs.

A recent study has led to amazing results as youth who are struggling with drug addiction and are participating in horse therapy have gained great confidence levels and leadership starts to come forward.

The horse therapy has been found to be a success and an alternative learning environment for youth.

Source: Horses can make difference in addictions therapy