Equine Assisted Therapy

ANSC 410-V | 3 Credits | Fall 2016

Wednesday 4:35 - 7:35 pm | no prerequisites

Equine Assisted Activities and Therapies (EAAT) is a growing field of study with documented evidence of the benefits of horse-human interactions. This introductory level course is designed to train and educate students majoring in animal science, psychology, social work, education, nursing, kinesiology, and criminal justice. Students who take this course gain a science-based understanding of why and how animals can help people and the clientele best served with EAAT.


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Based on an anonymous survey of EAAT students, we found that after taking the course

  • 80% of students had an increased interest in EAAT.
  • 95% of students plan to volunteer or work with an EAAT agency.
  • 95% of students  would recommend it to others.
  • 100% of students said it was better than expected!

To learn more about the course, click here.

To learn what students enrolled in the course had to say about it, click here.

 For more information, contact Dr. Kathi Jogan at kjogan@uark.edu.