For individuals with mental health challenges, EAT programs can provide a chance to build trust and form positive relationships with animals who have also faced adversity. These programs offer individuals the opportunity to learn new coping skills and find meaning
Natural horsemanship is a holistic approach to riding that considers the physical, mental, and emotional well-being of the horse. By understanding the horse's natural instincts and behavior, riders can develop a partnership that is built on mutual trust and respect.
One of the primary goals of natural horsemanship is to build a relationship of trust with the horse. Trust is built over time through a series of small, consistent actions. Groundwork is an essential component of building trust. This involves