ANSC 500 (01) - Equine Assisted Services

Equine Assisted Services

Durham   Life Sciences & Agriculture :: Animal Sciences
Credits: 4.0
Term: Fall 2024 - Full Term (08/26/2024 - 12/09/2024)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   30  
CRN: 16678
Special Fees: $40.00
Comprehensive examination of Equine Assisted Services 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.

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/26/2024 12/9/2024 MW 2:10pm - 3:30pm BART B134
8/26/2024 12/9/2024 M 4:00pm - 7:00pm BART B134