School officials attribute their reasoning for this new addition to the therapeutic benefits of equine therapy. Experts note that equine therapy is an amazing tool in working with children and teens who struggle with attachment disorders, aggression, depression, and anxiety. This is because students learn to better manage emotions and set effective boundaries through building relationships with animals. The interpersonal skill they develop with horses during equine therapy then translates to relationships with family members, friends, coworkers, etc.
Diamond Ranch Academy is excited to see how this additional therapeutic activity contributes to the success of their students. The center contributes to the academy’s efforts to create a safe, comfortable learning environment for troubled teens. For more information on the DRA equestrian center, please get in touch with the media contact listed above.
About Diamond Ranch Academy
Diamond Ranch Academy is a leading residential treatment center located in Hurricane, Utah. The academy offers help for struggling teens, ages 12-18. DRA has separate, individually licensed programs divided by age and gender. These programs are held on the DRA campus - located on 60 acres of Utah's gorgeous terrain.