Monthly Archives: June 2011

What an incredible day!

Well, today was such a highlight! We took one of our young clients for his first independent trail ride. This young man has ridden several different horses, but Baxter is his favorite. However, it was decided little miss Ruby, who … Continue reading

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WOOO! HOOOO! More money for NV kids with Autism

Once the our Governor signs this bill there will be another 174 kids with autism will receive financial aid.  Here are the details. Our work with kids on the spectrum is so rewarding! Whether we are working with a little … Continue reading

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Little do we know the damage we do…

Kids may not be as resilient as we think. The fact is that exposure to abuse or neglect increases (meaningfully) the risk of developing both physical and mental health issues later in life. This article shares some of the new findings. … Continue reading

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What is Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)?

This is a pretty good article about OCD. It gives some helpful information on treatments and I think that Equine Assisted Therapy would be a great way to work through some of the issues. The desire to interact with the … Continue reading

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I HATE the smell of microwave popcorn!

Well, not really, but I once knew a woman who swore it actually made her feel sick. At the time I admit, I sure didn’t understand it, but after learning more about the challenges of HSP (Highly Sensitive Person) I … Continue reading

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Autism – the more we understand the more we are able to do

This is a pretty interesting article about the latest scientific findings related to autism. Though this may not hold great hope for change in those living with the disorder today, it does provide hope for new and improved treatments. Our … Continue reading

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Equine Therapy in South Africa

It was interesting to see this article about equine therapy in South Africa. All around the world people are embracing the magic of horses. We work with kids as young as 4,teens, adults and even seniors. Our sessions are built … Continue reading

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Mental Health issues are more common than I would have thought

I was surprised to read these findings by the World Health Organization, mental illness is the leading cause of disability among people aged 10 – 24.  This is actually pretty sad.  It is imperative that we have programs in place to … Continue reading

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Don’t ever underestimate the importance of a good night’s sleep

The research is indicating that all kinds of childhood behavioral issues could be decreased by an adequate nights sleep. Sometimes problems falling asleep and staying asleep are a result of not getting enough exercise and not really being “tired”. Through … Continue reading

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Unbridled Language – A Women & Horses Workshop

This is an incredible opportunity to learn a new way of looking at communication and earn your continuing education credits too!  We are still accepting reservations and you can use your charge/debit card to make payment – call or e-mail … Continue reading

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