EQUINE ASSISTED LEARNING
December 19, 2014
EQUAL was the winner of the Solidarity Award at the International Federation for Equestrian Sports, the world governing body for equestrian sports with a membership of 133 countries.
The award, which was given out in Baku, Azerbaijan, recognises an equestrian development project, individual or organisation that has demonstrated skill and energy in expanding equestrian sport.
EQUAL is the first Singaporean candidate to win an FEI award.
June 24, 2011
Since 2006, medical students at Stanford University have been working with horses to develop a greater awareness of the subtleties of self-presentation and communication that are necessary for the physician-patient relationship.
January 09, 2013
In South Korea, the world's most wired country and where addiction to the Internet has become a major problem, the Korean Riding Association is building 30 more centres to meet the rising demand for its therapy.
May 05, 2015
In the first study of its kind, researchers at Ohio State University determined that spending time with horses eases symptoms of Alzheimer’s dementia.
January 06, 2016
Called the Connected Horse Project, it is the brainchild of three senior care practitioners and equestrians who worked with Stanford’s Dolores Gallagher Thompson, PhD, Nusha Askari, PhD, and Jacqueline Hartman at the Stanford Red Barn Leadership Program.
June 24, 2017
Three decades after the first equine therapy school in Latin America was founded, more than 250 centres throughout Argentina now practise it, aiding the rehabilitation of illnesses involving physical or psychological disabilities.