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equine assisted therapy

Children and Equine Therapy – how does it work?

It is a good question. How does interacting with horses help a trouble child or teenager? Anyone who works with horses knows that they react to you honestly – to your attitude, to your signals. Horses are also very caring creatures. With the aid of a therapist, these interactions can be used to help troubled youths learn how to ...Full Article

Couple and their donkeys trek across Colorado for veterans

Burros and horses make fantastic therapy animals. Wounded warrior projects through the United States use Equine Assisted Therapy as part of their program. As long as these donkeys are ...Full Article

Alternative therapy caters to layers of grief, trauma

Horses can help us humans in so many ways. Hopefully one day Equine Assisted Therapy will no longer be “alternative” but instead mainstream. Find out more about our Equine ...Full Article

Horses, scientists and the search for an effective autism treatment

As of yet, there is not a definitive approach to helping children in the Autistic spectrum. Horses are now more widely used in a variety of therapies. Including Equine ...Full Article

‘On the horse, she’s in control’

Equine-assisted therapy programs are available at Habitat for Horses in South-East Texas. Contact our office at 409=935-0277 for more information. ~ HfH From: Amarillo Globe News By: Mollie Bryant ...Full Article

Part III – Rescued Horses Perfect Match for Equine Therapy Programs

This is the third part of an article that is being published for the first time on Habitatforhorses.org. You can view Part I here and Part II here. This is ...Full Article

Part II – Rescued Horses Perfect Match for Equine Therapy Programs

This is the second part of an article that is being published for the first time on Habitatforhorses.org. You can view Part I here. This is being presented in ...Full Article

Rescued Horses Perfect Match for Equine Therapy Programs

EDITOR’S NOTE – Maryann Peachey-Warren is Director of Education for the Horse Harbor Foundation, Inc., in Washington State, one of the country’s oldest nonprofit equine sanctuaries that exclusively uses ...Full Article

Teens work through pain by taming horses (video)

Equine assisted therapy for teens in trouble has been shown to aid those kids in overcoming the many issues they are coping with. As our own about us on ...Full Article

Riding a horse brings autistic boy out of his shell

From: Today.com By: Linda Carroll Isaiah Forte, 9, flashes a brilliant smile from the horse he’s riding. Diagnosed at 2 with autism, Forte for years had difficulty communicating and ...Full Article
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