Monthly Archives: February 2012

A simple story of how horses helped

This article is a short and to the point look at how work with horses helped one man find a path to healing. We offer individual, couples, family and small group work. Our sessions are tailored to address each client’s specific … Continue reading

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What you say does matter to those dealing with Autism

There are still many people who are  not informed about what Autism is (and what it is not).  Though they may want to be supportive and helpful, they just don’t know what to say or do. This article shares one … Continue reading

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Ancient horses and global warming

I heard this story on NPR this morning and thought it was just pretty interesting stuff to share! Horses have managed to survive throughout time by evolving and changing to meet the demands of the environment. What incredible animals!

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Cause and Effect in Depression and Bullying

Interesting new research indicates that not only are kids likely to become depressed if they are bullied, BUT, kids who are depressed are more likely to be bullied. So this can becomes a dangerous and vicious cycle. Child and teen depression is … Continue reading

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We are proud to introduce Mikkel “Mika” Dragonsson

We will be bring home this wonderful 7 year old, 15.3hh (as tall as Mystic), half Andalusian (the same breed as Kody), half Morgan horse on Sunday.  As you can see, he is very handsome. He is also sweet, willing … Continue reading

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The decision to medicate is an individual one

In our work with families dealing with ADHD, there is often uncertainty about whether to utilize medication to address some of the symptoms. This article shares one mother’s decision and how she reached it. Always, whether to medicate or not, … Continue reading

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Horse Update

As many of you know, though we all really liked Ziggy, we discovered during our 90-day trial that he was really a “one person” kind of horse.  Since he struggled with confidence issues, working with a variety of people, even … Continue reading

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This is a lovely article about some of the reasons horses are so special

The gifts that horses give to us are incredible. This lovely article addresses just some of the reasons why we find our work with horses so rewarding. We work with children as young as 4, teens, adults, seniors, families, couples, … Continue reading

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Another great program for Veterans

Our men and woman in the service have given so much for us. The least we can do is support them when they return. This may mean providing the emotional support to heal from the trauma they faced on our … Continue reading

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What does it take to be a Therapy Horse?

As most of you know, we have had a lovely American Paint Horse named Ziggy on trial for the last 60+ days. Though he is a very kind and friendly horse and everyone has enjoyed getting to know him, we … Continue reading

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