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Miniature Therapy Horses Are Just What The Doctor Ordered

Habitat for Horses has miniature horses available for adoption! These horses are amazing in their ability to connect with humans. Check out our horse adoption page if you are interested in adopting a horse – be it a mini or full sized! From: Huffington Post By: Ann Greenwood These miniature therapy horses are basically magical creatures. One of them ...Full Article

Dementia patients connect with horses at Lake Forest facility (Video)

From: Lake Forester By: Linda Blaser The horsey smell is a distinct aroma that taps long-lost memories in residents of Balmoral Memory Care Center in Lake Forest. That’s why ...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

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

Working with horses reduces stress hormones in young people

Horses working with humans in therapy is gaining ground over the past decade. Anyone of any age can benefit from being around horses – they have such a calming ...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

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

Measuring the Emotional Bond between Horses and Humans

How we relate to each other, horses, humans, and other animals, scientists are learning is far more complex than what we perceive with our senses and memory alone. Perhaps ...Full Article