ANIML SCI 397G - Therapeutic Riding and Instruction

Students will learn about equine-assisted services, including equine-assisted therapy, equine-assisted learning, horsemanship, and interactive vaulting. This course will focus on the approaches and benefits of these services to individuals with intellectual, physical, sensory, and/or psychosocial disabilities across the lifespan. This course consists of both classroom-based learning as well as field experience at the UMass Hadley Farm. No horse experience is required, but students should be comfortable interacting with horses.

Open to all majors.

Instructor(s): 
Instructor(s): 

Ashley Woodman

Credits: 
3
Level: 
Undergraduate
Semester(s) offered: 
Fall
Spring
Notes: 
Additional fees are associated with this class.