Equine Fusion Ethos

At Equine Fusion we belief that ethics are paramount to the wellbeing and safety of all participants.

CORE VALUES

  • Professional integrity: through confidentiality and offering services within our scope of expertise

  • Animal welfare: Always hold animals in high regard and promote the understanding that animals are sentient beings

  • Quality Service: Offer a quality service that is a culturally responsive and inclusive practice

 

  • Openness: Share information and ideas that will benefit and improve enhanced wellness through natural experiences

  • Innovation: By using our knowledge, expertise, and creativity to keep us at the forefront in the field of enhanced wellness

ETHICS

  • Always act in the best interest and honour and respect all horses, guests and workers

  • Within the limits of our responsibility, ensure that the natural environment is appreciated and respected

  • Provide guests with information on the beneficial impacts of horse/human relationship

We follow the five freedoms and five domains of the animal welfare framework

Freedom:

1. From hunger and thirst

2. From discomfort

3. From pain, injury and disease

4. To express normal behaviour

5. From fear and distress

Domains:

  1. Nutrition

  2. behavior 

  3. health

  4. mental state 

  5. environment

More information about the five freedoms and domains can be found HERE

We follow Carol Ryffs Six-factor Model of Psychological Well-being

1. Self acceptance

2. Personal growth

3. Purpose in life

4. Environmental mastery

5. Autonomy

6. Positive relationship with others