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Animal-Assisted Therapy

Researchers are recently analyzing the myriad opportunities other practitioners have long known about; that domesticated animals can bring not only friendship and distraction to anxious or bed-ridden patients, as well as any person that is desiring contact and affection, but that the positive effects are measurable and predictable.   Equine therapy (the study of the interaction between patient and horse) has been extremely well-received at RTCs, and offers an engaging and highly-desired practice between the student and the program’s horses.