The disease of chemical dependency impacts every aspect of a person’s life. Effective rehabilitation treatment must also take into consideration the mental, emotional, physical and spiritual aspects of the person’s life. Equine therapy is a therapeutic measure provided as part of the holistic approach at Ridgeview Ranch. Equine therapy involves using horses to facilitate growth and therapy. It helps patients to achieve goals in their rehab treatment and recovery program. It also enhances patient’s physical, emotional, social, and cognitive behaviors.