Melissa Bieber WalksWithHorses

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Retired race horses provide therapy for children with autism

image gtaken from the Square Peg Foundation Facebook page<p><b>SAN MATEO, CA –</b> The perfect combination; racehorses too old to race and children with …

A whinnying dementia therapy in Ohio - Alzheimer's and Dementia

In the first study of its kind, researchers have determined that spending time with horses eases symptoms of Alzheimer’s and dementia, the MyHorse …

Anne van Diemen, Klassieke Dressuur & Gedragstraining

Beautifull way of therapy and self development. In combination with the horses, or just with this beautifull person Lucia. It Will be life changing.

How Horses Help With Mental Health Issues

Humans and horses have maintained a healthy relationship for millennia — research suggests people first domesticated the large ungulates 6,000 years …

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Horse trots into hospital: It's therapy, no joke

CHICAGO (AP) — Though it may sound like one, this is no joke: Two miniature horses trotted into a hospital.<p>Doctors and patients did double-takes when …

Mom Asked For Pics Of Horses For Daughter With Disabilities. Bet She Didn't Expect This Surprise

One little girl's love of horse drawings led her family on an incredible journey of human generosity.<p>Alexus Lasiter, who goes by Lex, has cerebral palsy, a seizure disorder, heart trouble and kidney problems, according to Today.com. A few weeks ago, frequent trips to the hospital had the 7-year-old …

And the Horse Will Play Your Grandmother: My Day of Equine Family Therapy

Can you heal people by getting them to act out their feelings in front of a bunch of animals and strangers? Sara Fancy thinks so.<p><i>Sara Fancy and her horses. All photos by the author</i><p>“Will you be my father?” Connie asks with the twisting posture of a nervous child. We just met half an hour ago. She’s …

And the Horse Will Play Your Grandmother: My Day of Equine Family Therapy

Do horses possess a healing power humans lack?<p><i>Sara Fancy and her horses. All photos by the author</i><p>“Will you be my father?” Connie asks with the twisting posture of a nervous child. We just met half an hour ago. She’s old enough to be my mother.<p>“I’d be honored,” I reply.<p>She places her hands gently on …

The Horse Healer in Arizona

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>The word “energy” has been popping up a lot along the Road to Wellness so far. And my adventure in Scottsdale was no exception.<p>I would be learning about Reiki, the technique of directing “universal energy” through the hands to promote healing. But there’s a twist. My …

Pup-lic transportation: Seattle mutt takes solo bus rides to dog park

For a 2-year-old Seattle mutt named Eclipse, bus rides to the local dog park became so routine, she started taking them herself.<p>A black Labrador-mastiff mix, Eclipse made her first solo venture into pup-lic transportation about a year and a half ago by accident, according to her owner, Jeff Young. …