People suffering from anxiety and depression are responding well to equine-assisted treatment.
This article titled “‘Horse therapy saved me from a very dark place'” was written by Tracy McVeigh, for The Observer on Saturday 25th February 2012 17.01 UTC
I was a little scared of horses, although I had ridden in the past. To be honest I just felt so hemmed in by my urban life that I liked the sound of standing in a field with a horse. I had no real expectations, although my friend said she’d cried when she’d done it, which I found really unlikely. But of course I sobbed like a baby!