Animal Assisted Therapy Services, Inc.
42 Washington Manor
West Haven CT 06516
Last Updated 2017-01-31
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Our Mission/How we are involved with horses:
The mission of Animal Assisted Therapy Services, Inc. is to provide persons with physical, cognitive, psychosocial, and emotional disabilities the opportunity to experience the power of the unique human /animal bond as therapeutic intervention thus promoting lifelong health and wellness. Animal Assisted Therapy Services is dedicated to training, research, and education in this emerging field of Recreational Therapy.
Primary Focus involving horses (Horse Welfare, Public Service, Sport & Recreation): Public Service
Our organization operates programs involved with providing equine assisted activities and therapies (EAAT) using certified instructors for individuals with special needs.Our organization uses horses to provide our services that are cared for and sheltered by another organization(s).
Animal Assisted Therapy Services, Inc.Minimum Age: 14Therapeutic Riding at Spring Meadow Farm, Milford, CT is one of the many services offered by Animal Assisted Therapy Services, Inc.
We work primarily with children 4-18 years old. Weekly classes are held with small groups of 4-5 riders. Our volunteers are crucial to the success of the program and we are seeking interested individuals. Training is provided. No horse experience necessary.