Animal-Assisted learning

Animal-assisted learning
  • Safari
  • Animal-assisted learning

Therapy with Animals

"Animal-assisted intervention" describes the deliberate, targeted use of animals in education and therapy. St. Martins' Animal-Assisted Intervention team works with the St. Martin's stable animals on a daily basis. The donkeys, goats, chickens and others aninals are thus extremely motivated and happy to spend time with people - under expert supervision and guidance.

Taking into consideration the idea of "biophilia", we want to help our guests spend time with animals and in nature, thus helping them experience well-being & stress reduction. After all, we need natural environments to be mentally and physically healthy.

Just several of the things our pets can do for you:

  • Increase physical well-being (e.g. lower blood pressure)
  • Stress relief & relaxation
  • Promoting positive self-image
  • The experience of relationship & connectedness
  • Promotion of communication
  • The increase of endurance & concentration
  • Fear-reduction
  • Increase in emotional well-being
  • Experience joy and fun

St. Martins Animals

In our St. Martins stable and our discovery trail you can find numerous domestic- and farm animals. Our animals are partially well trained an certified for animal-assited learning. 

The following domestic animals are living with us, as well they are seen as our "colleagues": hens, a cock, warty ducks, rabbits, jura sheeps, a mountain sheep, serrated sheep, white Baroque donkeys. 

You can explore the following "special animals" which are also employed in animal assisted learning: achat snails, ghost scares, stick insects and Madagascar hissing cockroach.


Unsere Schafe





This website uses anonymous cookies in order to adapt the website in the best possible way to the needs of our visitors. By continuing to navigate this website, you agree to our use of cookies. You can unsubscribe at any time on this page: Data Protection
I agree. Close notification.


Relax after the lockdown
Bookings possible at any time!