Monthly Archives: April 2012

Equine Therapy for Those on the Autism Spectrum

This is a nice video clip that talks about how the magic of horses can be helpful to those living on the Autism Spectrum. Our work with children and teens on the Autism Spectrum is so rewarding! From increased language skills … Continue reading

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Stressed? Who me?

The fact is, most of, oh come on, ALL of us, have plenty of stress in our lives. Whether we admit it or not, life can be pretty stressful. Some of us deal with it better than others, while some … Continue reading

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The great outdoors really is Great!

A new study shows that the symptoms of ADHD improve when kids spend time outdoors. The truth is that even here in Reno, kids today are often “nature deprived.” Many of them leave their homes for school in the morning and … Continue reading

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Horses are good for you no matter how old you are!

Recent research indicates that saying active may be of real value for seniors. The benefits cover many areas, from social, emotional to physical, horses can make a difference. Our program offers the opportunity to get out in the fresh air and … Continue reading

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Don’t let the stereotypes of those with eating disorders fool you

This was a great piece talking about the increasing number of men who are dealing with eating disorders. We are proud of the work that we do with The Center for Hope of the Sierras, a local, comprehensive eating disorder treatment … Continue reading

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Challenges to insurance coverage for those with Autism

We have all celebrated the recent legislative victories, in many states, that have mandated that insurance carriers provide coverage for a variety of services, including ABA treatment/therapy. However, the battle is certainly not over. This article talks about the fight taking … Continue reading

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This is such a great YouTube viedo

Wow! This is a wonderful clip that many of the wonderful benefits of Equine Therapy! We work with children as young as 4, teens, adults, seniors, small groups, couples, sibling and families. Work with horses is a powerful way to promote … Continue reading

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Autism can happen anywhere

Autism happens around the world both in families like your’s and in families that are very different. But my guess is, no matter where the family lives or what their circumstances, the experiences of bringing up a child with Autism … Continue reading

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Teenage depression can be a serious issue

A person can suffer from depression at any age. Children and teens are susceptible too. Here is a good article about teen depression, talking about signs and strategies. If your teen appears to be dealing with depression, seek help. Work with horses … Continue reading

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Not Our Typical Client

We are very fortunate here in Northern Nevada to have a variety of wonderful Equine Therapy/Therapeutic Riding programs to choose from. Every program is a bit different, focusing on specific areas of development. Nevada Equine Assisted Therapy focuses on Social, … Continue reading

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