Equine Therapy: An “Experimental” Treatment

bay horseA position statement written by AETNA health insurance labels equine therapy as experimental. In further elaborating on what constitutes experimental, AETNA continues to say that equine therapy is experimental “because there is insufficient scientific data in the peer reviewed medical literature to support the effectiveness of hippotherapy for the treatment of individuals with these indication,” (referring to those with Cerebal Palsy).

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