Monthly Archives: December 2011

We couldn’t agree more – give Equine Therapy a try!

This article points out 5 reasons why Equine Therapy might be a great way to start the new year. We work with children as young as 4, teens, adults, as well as families, couples, siblings and small groups. We start … Continue reading

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Understanding how horses “feel”

We know what National Geographic is now reporting; there is more to the horse/human bond than meets the eye. We saw WAR HORSE today. Though much of it was very tough to watch, it was a fabulous movie and we … Continue reading

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Time to slow down and smell the roses

This is an interesting article about why horses help anchor us in the moment. Though every client has individual goals that they work on with with the horses, whether we are working with children, teens, adults or a small group, … Continue reading

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The holidays and eating disorders

This was a pretty insightful article about how challenging the holidays can be for those dealing with an eating disorder and how we may be able to reach out and help. We are proud of the work we do with … Continue reading

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Understanding Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS)

This article is a pretty easy read and gives a basic description of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS). Many of the clients we work with come from troubling backgrounds that may include exposure to drugs and alcohol while in the womb. … Continue reading

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From our Family to Yours…

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Understanding what eating disorders are really all about

I found this to be a very thoughtful article about what is really going on with someone dealing with anĀ eating disorder. We are proud of the work we do with Center for Hope of the Sierras, a comprehensive eating disorder … Continue reading

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Thought provoking article on one aspect of Equine Therapy

There are so many ways that horses can help us heal. In this interesting article, Claire Dorotik, LMFT, addresses how horses can be helpful in work with those who have been victimized. Horses cut to the heart of what is … Continue reading

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Exciting research may help those with ADHD

There is new research pointing to a specific genetic component to ADHD that may help in customizing treatments for each person. We are always pleased when there are new findings that may offer hope and alternatives for our clients. In … Continue reading

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Another Equine Therapy Program shares the benefits

This was a great piece by a program in TN that is providing Equine Therapy. The lessons they have identified are just some of the things that we can address in our work with horses. Our clients each have specific … Continue reading

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