The Silva Project, Corfu
Sylvia Dimitriades – Steen, a child psychologist and teacher of methodologies for children with special needs at the University of Geneva, founded the Silva Project
on the island of Corfu
aiming at protecting the endangered Skyrian pony
Another project being run on the same estate is therapeutic riding for children with physical, mental, and emotional disabilities.As the founder explains that horses have been used for healing since antiquity.
In the last decades, there has been an increase in the development of large therapeutic riding centres in the UK, Germany,