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Case Studies

What is Equine Assisted Psychotherapy?

This form of therapy uses the horse’s gentle nature to help humans overcome their own psychological barriers. Habitat for Horses and Carol Velasquez (Back in the Saddle Psychotherapy) offer Equine Assisted Psychotherapy at our ranch south of Houston – click here to learn more about our EAP programs. ~ HfH From: The Horse Channel By: Full Article

Obituary for Edith “Edie” Skuca

Edie was such a great friend, mentor and inspiration to those who knew and loved her – both human and of the 4 legged variety. Her funeral will be ...Full Article

Edie Skuca – we will miss you.

Many years ago, back in the early days of Habitat for Horses, Edie Skuca and her husband Joe came to volunteer. After getting to know her, she gained my ...Full Article

Keller family sues government for coverage of girl’s horse therapy

From: Dallas News By: Sarah Mervosh Kaitlyn Samuels of Keller, whose dad is a retired Navy captain, responds better to physical therapy on a horse than on a static ...Full Article

Equines and inmates

From: Albuquerque Journal By: Dan Boyd SPRINGER – On an unseasonably cool day in late July, John Taylor took a break from working out a horse named Outlaw to ...Full Article

Conductor Minkowski: horses, Mozart made for each other

From: Chicago Tribune By: Michael Roddy, Reuters VERBIER Switzerland (Reuters) – French-American conductor Marc Minkowski loves music and his second passion is horses, so he is combining the two ...Full Article

Pictures of ranch life at a horse rescue

It takes a great deal of love and hands on work to bring abused and neglected horses back to health and made ready for new loving homes. We are ...Full Article

This Wild Horse Couldn’t Be Tamed – Until He Met A Disabled Boy.

Horses, even wild horses, have an innate sense of our true intentions. In turn, they are honest with us. This is why Equine-Assisted Psychotherapy is growing in popularity as ...Full Article

Horse care in rural Alaska is often a do-it-yourself chore

From: Newsminer.com By: Julie Collins LAKE MINCHUMINA, Alaska —Some horses don’t mind being separated from their herd-mates. Our old gelding Dropi is not one of them. He’s especially attached ...Full Article

Wild horse study on effects of culling and contraceptives on behavior

Scientists at the Morris Animal Foundation have published their research on the effects of culling and the use of the contraceptive GonaCon-B. Wild horses from Theodore Roosevelt National Park ...Full Article
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