Wedgetail Rides offers a range of therapeutic encounter programs with horses. Equine Art Therapy draws on the foundational principles of the internationally recognised Equine Facilitated Learning (EFL) approach, and includes communication skills training, self-directed personal development and the exploration of motivation and unconscious processes through art therapy. Our programs draw on the latest research and understandings in eco-psychology and mindfulness.
Equine art therapy – individual and group sessions
Corporate programs – developed to suit your needs
Eco therapy – immersion days in nature (with or without an equine component)
Great nature and art boost the immune system by lowering levels of chemicals that cause inflammation that can trigger diabetes, heart attacks and other illnesses.
Psychologist Dr Dacher Keltner, of California University in Berkeley, said: “That awe, wonder and beauty promote healthier levels of cytokines suggests the things we do to experience these emotions – a walk in nature, losing oneself in music, beholding art – has a direct influence upon health and life expectancy.” Read more