ANSC 500 (01) - Equine Assisted Activities and Therapies

Equine Assisted Activities

Durham   Life Sciences & Agriculture :: Animal Sciences
Credits: 4.0
Term: Fall 2022 - Full Term (08/29/2022 - 12/12/2022)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   30  
CRN: 10875
Special Fees: $40.00
Comprehensive examination of Equine Assisted Activities and Therapies including types of therapeutic riding and its physical, cognitive, and emotional benefits for clients with a variety of disabilities. Topics include hippotherapy, therapeutic riding, equine-facilitated mental health, youth at risk, therapeutic vaulting, carriage driving, equipment needs/modifications, special considerations for selecting and training the therapy horse, and the role of the volunteer therapist and instructor. Students have the opportunity to work with horses and riders in the UNH Therapeutic Riding Program during labs, as well as view other programs on mandatory field trips. Special fee.
Registration Approval Required. Contact Instructor or Academic Department for permission then register through Webcat.
Instructors: Cynthia Burke

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/29/2022 12/12/2022 M 3:10pm - 6:00pm BART B134
8/29/2022 12/12/2022 W 6:10pm - 8:00pm BART B134