Equine Facilitated Learning
Discussing the different types of therapeutic interactions with horses that are around today, their increasing popularity and the differences between them. What is the difference between a therapy and a therapeutic interaction and what do they "look" like in action. What is Equine Facilitated Learning (EFL) and who is it for. Who is AEFL Pty Ltd, mission statement and current activities -- who are our clients, why do they come, who can be an EFL facilitator and how you become one. How this can be a different avenue for non-competitive people and horses. A look at how the horses/ponies are involved and how we train them with demonstrations with our ponies.
Saturday 17 November 4.15pm - 5.00pm Horserail Arena, Epsom Pavilion
What kind of therapies involve horses - discussion of various types of therapy and how the horses are involved; occupational, physical, emotional, riding and ground-based activities. Why are so many people turning to horses for therapeutic reasons, what kind of benefits do people experience. What kind of horses are involved, how do they get trained for this work and how does it affect them. The increasing popularity of non-competitive interactions with horses and building different relationships and forms of communication with them
Sunday 18 November 9.45am - 10.30am Horserail Arena, Epsom Pavilion