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Odessa pyrotechnicians engage in equine therapy for recovery after demining de-occupied territories

27 Jan, 2024
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Odessa pyrotechnicians engage in equine therapy for recovery after demining de-occupied territories

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One of the effective ways to combat negative emotions and fatigue is equine therapy, which involves therapeutic horseback riding. This is precisely what explosive experts in Odessa use after engaging in challenging and dangerous work.

This information was reported by the main office of the State Emergency Service of Ukraine in the Odessa region.

Stress relief, emotional relaxation, and a boost in morale are what almost every person needs right now. This is especially true for those who, in their professional activities, encounter dangers and risks to life and health, as noted by rescuers.

 

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In one of the equestrian sports complexes in Odessa, at the initiative of the psychological service of the State Emergency Service of Odessa region, such sessions have been taking place for our colleagues repeatedly. Yesterday, as part of the implementation of the project "Psychological Practices Point," a therapy session was held for the emergency service explosive experts who recently returned from demining de-occupied territories, according to the announcement.

 

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Initially, the individuals familiarized themselves with the horses, and then they performed a series of exercises while riding. They regained strength, lifted their spirits, and experienced positive emotions—all within just an hour of equine therapy.

 

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