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Our History

In Ecuador, Province of Pichincha, in the Machachi Valley is Hacienda Chisinche, where all life has been surrounding a family dedicated to the work of the hacienda: farm, livestock and of course horseback riding.

The team that worked in Caballotambo that remains in the Chisinche Hda, for many years has been dedicated to raising horses, we love horses. With the help of equine ethology courses, natural equestrian books, equine psychology films, exchange of knowledge with people linked to horses, we have been acquiring knowledge.

We have dedicated ourselves to the care and training of horses studying real communication, intimacy and harmony from the beginning.

The healthy rhythm of the horse improves balance, artistic movement and muscle control, improves mood and is more beneficial for patients with neurological and paraplegic disorders, and to discover the great therapeutic benefits that these living beings provide to people , it was decided to form and create the Equus Therapy Foundation. To be able to offer the free service for all the people that require it.

General Description

Equus Therapy Foundation is legally constituted through Ministerial Agreement N ° - 32-AJ -DDR-MIES-2017 in the Ministry of Economic and Social Inclusion since June 27, 2017, as a non-profit Ecuadorian organization:

  • Integration and activities assisted by horses with equestrian therapy programs for people with disabilities.
  • Creation and promotion of integral development programs and services.
  • Early stimulation to children under 6 years old.

 

MEANING OF THE NAME OF THE FOUNDATION:

 

Equus: greek work for horse

Therapy: english term

Is the interaction with horses joining 3 areas hypotherapy, therapeutic ride, and skills.

 

THE COLORS OF THE FOUNDATION – OUR LOGO:

Green: it means nature, hope

Red: love, dynamism

Blue harmony, longing

LOGO, It is a black silhouette of the head of a horse, with a white heart with 3 people embraced that means collaboration and compassion, forming a circle that means interaction with horses and with the familiar unit.

 

OBJECTIVE OF THE FOUNDATION

  • Contribute to social development, through promotion, prevention, care, rehabilitation of priority care groups and other people who require it, to make them integrate into society.
  • Provide physical, mental and / or emotional rehabilitation for patients and families to lead a new lifestyle and improve their abilities.