How horses help ease Alzheimer's symptoms

May 6, 2014 3:12 PM

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How horses help ease Alzheimer's symptoms

Taking care of people suffering from Alzheimer's disease may not be an easy task, but if you let them take care of a horse under supervision, the symptoms of dementia eases to a great extent, a significant study revealed.

"The experience immediately lifted their mood, and we saw a connection to fewer incidents of negative behaviour," said Holly Dabelko-Schoeny, associate professor of social work at Ohio State University in the US.

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