Benefits for People with ADHD
Equine-Assisted Activities and Therapy for Treating Children with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
This 12-week, prospective, open-label trial included 24 sessions of EAA/T. Twenty participants (19 boys and 1 girl) completed 12 weeks of EAA/T. Various clinical tests were administered at baseline and after EAA/T. Assessments included the investigator administered ADHD-Rating Scale (ARS-I), Clinical Global Impressions (CGI)-Severity Scale, Clinical Global Impressions-Improvement Scale (CGI-I), Gordon Diagnostic System, KoreaChild Behavior Checklist (K-CBCL), Self-Esteem Scale, second edition of the BruininksOseretsky test of motor proficiency (BOT-2), and quantitative electroencephalography. The primary efficacy measure was the response rate.