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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 rescued horses in a formal equine assisted therapy program. Ms. Peachey-Warren has a BA Degree in Human Services, is pursuing a Master’s Degree in Social Work 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

Equine-assisted therapy impacts the lives of children, families and instructors

From: South Florida News Service By Andrea Edde Michael Fuentes is a 14-year-old boy with Cerebral Palsy, ADHD, developmental disabilities, autistic behaviors and a basically useless right hand. But ...Full Article

Abused teens, horses heal together

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 ...Full Article

Horse therapy helps people surmount personal obstacles

Working with horses can aid people dealing with anxiety, depression, grief and low self-esteem. There’s no riding involved. TheStar.com, July 30, 2013, Carola Vyhnak Staff Reporter HILLIER, ONT.—Deb Tattersall ...Full Article