What is Equine Assisted/Facilitated Learning (EAL)?

Equine Psychotherapy Australia’s model of EAL is an experiential process of learning for diverse participants addressing particular learning goals.

Who is Equine Assisted Learning for?

Equine assisted learning is for someone who would like support in their life in the form of learning, personal development, or supervision for themselves or their children.

Equine assisted learning is for children as young as 5 years old, teenagers and adults, no previous horse experience is required.

Sunshine coast animal assisted therapy specializes in,

  • Children with diagnoses of Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Children with diagnoses of ADHD
  • Adults/Children with Anxiety
  • Adults/Children with Depression
  • Social and life skill development
  • School groups
  • Work place groups/teams
  • Supervision for human service practitioners

Learning goals

Learning goals may include developing life skills such as setting boundaries, self care, assertiveness, independence, awareness and being in relationship.

In addition Equine assisted learning may include developing particular organizational and work related skills such as working effectively in teams, leadership skills, and communication skills.