Equine Assisted Activities & Therapies
The Equine Assisted Activities & Therapies (EAAT) minor offers students from any major who possess basic horsemanship skills an opportunity to pursue their therapeutic riding instructor or equine specialist certification. This 18-credit experiential learning program focuses on concepts and theories in the EAAT field, equine management, human development, precautions and contraindications of disabilities, and application of the skills needed to become a therapeutic riding instructor or equine specialist.
For individuals who
Are interested in understanding human psychology, managing horses and treating individuals with specialized therapy.
Experiential learning tailored to careers in therapeutic riding, human development and equine studies.
- Therapeutic Riding Instructor
- Extension Agent
- Facility Manager
- College Instructor
- Horse Trainer