The industry is extremely diverse. It was difficult to obtain accurate statistical information to adequately describe its impact. However, it was heartening to note that the authors highlighted the importance and potential of Equine Assisted Therapy and Learning (EAT&L) as a growth sector of the overall industry. This is important to capture; it may be the first official study to properly recognize these activities.
A report which summarises equine assisted services in Northern Ireland and gives an insight into the experiences of local people that have benefited enormously from them. Full report is available to download: https://oneequine.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/One-Equine-Report.pdf