Abused teens, horses heal together

Horse assisted therapy






From: KSDK.com
By: Cindy Williams

CUMBERLAND, Maine (NEWS CENTER) – There are several therapeutic riding programs in Maine that do wonderful work. Teaching people with mental and physical disabilities how to ride a horse builds confidence.

But there is a relatively new program in Cumberland that is less about teaching people to ride, and more about teaching them to trust.

That is the goal of Horse and Rider Connection in Cumberland which pair wild and abused horses, with at risk teenagers.

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AUTHOR: Posted by Habitat for Horses Calaway
1 Comment
  • Really see how horses help all walks of life heal from physical and emotional injury…. I would like to be more involved on the actual horse/ person interaction.

    October 7, 2013