London stables providing mental health therapy

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London stables providing mental health therapy

A stables in North London is showing how horses can help vulnerable and disadvantaged young people and adults gain confidence. 

The programme works with people with special needs and mental health problems, providing a therapy centred around the animals and their abilities to communicate via body language. 

The centre near Edgware is run by two charities, Equine Assisted Therapy and Equine Assisted Education.

London Live visited the stables and spoke to Dr Jemma Hockley (Lead Clinician) and Rosie Bensley (Education Lead) to find out more.

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