2020-2021 Graduate Catalog

CPS 580 Equine-Assisted Therapy

The equine assisted therapy course is designed to introduce students to the fundamentals of counseling using horses. This experiential and interactive course will be held off-site at an equine assisted therapy facility. The course will address the history, development, and current views of this unique and growing field, as well as the diverse therapeutic applications of equine assisted therapy as Christian counselors. Students will receive hands-on opportunities to learn and explore individual and group equine assisted therapy methods, in addition to assigned reading, research, and presentations.