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equine assisted psychotherapy

Horses Doing Math: On the Quality of Scientific Studies

Many people know who Clever Hans is. If you do not, he was the horse that could do math! Or seem to anyways. Scientists now say Clever Hans was reading body language. Any horse lover would know that most horses can “read us” whether they are just looking at us or if we are riding them. It is why ...Full Article

BraveHearts: Horses Saving People (Video)

Working with horses can help people improve their self-esteem, their confidence and concentration skills. Both children and adults benefit from therapy with horses. Habitat for Horses provides Equine Assisted ...Full Article

Back in the Saddle – Equine Assisted Psychotherapy at Habitat for Horses

There is magic inside a horse. Horses don’t know how to lie. Like a mirror, they reflect back the exact feelings that a human presents to them. By utilizing ...Full Article

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 ...Full Article

Navajo Veteran Wants to Heal Others With Wild Horses

This article is still worth while even with the misinformation about how wild horses effect the environment. Equine-Assisted Psychotherapy will be offered here at Habitat for Horses. Habitat for ...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

How a rescued horse can offer humans therapy

From: Galveston Daily News By: Jerry Finch The cold, north wind chilled the almost lifeless young horses as they lay in the filth of the dark stalls in a ...Full Article

Group helps those affected by shooting heal – with horses

Many of our readers will remember our story on Jessica Rekos, one of the students at Sandy Hook Elementary who loved horses, back when the Newtown, CT shooting first ...Full Article

The Sanctuary

This week I passed another milestone on the highway of life. To celebrate, let’s turn off the path for a bit, sit down under this old oak tree and ...Full Article