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horse therapy

Ranch owner uses horses as therapy for abused children

FAIRFAX, Iowa – Some would say there’s a special bond between a horse and its owner. That’s what Running the Race Horse Ranch President Chris Jordan wants to introduce to the children she serves. “We call it horse therapy,” Jordan said. “The kids come out and they learn how to ride the horses, take care of them, brush them ...Full Article

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 ...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

Horses help treat trauma, disorders

Equine-Assisted Psychotherapy and Therapeutic Horseback Riding – both programs are offered at Habitat for Horses. So many people benefit from horse therapy …and the horses benefit too. They enjoy ...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

Surf and turf: Thoroughbred therapy on Cape Town’s sun-kissed coast

It makes sense that water / beach therapy could help rehabilitate horses as it does for humans. Water offers a means of movement with less stress on joints. Shifting ...Full Article

Horse riding therapy is different kind of lesson for these students

From: Highlands Today By: Pallavi Agarwal AVON PARK – “Kick in with both your legs,” Heartland Horses and Handicapped stable manager Joy Ongley instructed the horse-mounted kids. They did, ...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

Horse Therapy for Troubled Children

Epoch Times | Mary Silver | May 7, 2013 Early childhood education specialist Kathy Lee has seven children, five of whom are adopted. One of her daughters seemed to ...Full Article