Equine Assisted Therapy Association (EquATA)

Type of service:
Schools And Education Providers
Address:
Grafton Park Lodge, Grafton Underwood, Kettering, Northamptonshire NN14 3AE
Telephone number:
01536 330533
Mobile number:
07875 798853
Email address:
Service description:

The Equine Assisted Therapy Association (EquATA) is an alternative education provision that offers EASD (Equine Assisted Self Development) to young people with mental health issues or social issues. EquATA also offers family outdoor play in the purpose built fort and play area. They aim to provide a safe place (within beautiful surroundings) for young people to learn everyday life skills they can use in the outside world. EquATA’s horse-assisted therapy:

  • Assists with the treatment of behavioural disorders
  • Promotes self-esteem, independence and self confidence
  • Improves observation skills, co-ordination and communication
  • Encourages nurturing traits and so helps reduce anti-social behaviour
  • Promotes a sense of responsibility and empathy with others, encouraging teamwork
  • Combats loneliness and encourages social integration
  • Reduces stress and encourages mobility
  • Promotes a healthy wellbeing through self-expression
Cost:
Contact provider for cost details
Age range:
0 - 99 years
Opening hours:
Monday 10:00 - 16:00
Tuesday 10:00 - 16:00
Thursday 10:00 - 16:00
Ofsted Inspection Grade:
N/A
Eligibility criteria:
  • Not in Education, Employment, or Training (NEET)
  • SEND descriptors
Referral route:
  • Contact service direct
  • Professional referral
Last updated on:
11/11/2020
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