Category Archives: Eating Disorders

What is Equine ‘Therapy’?

Anyone who has spent time around horses can probably tell you about how being with horses made them feel and there is no denying that for many horses appear ‘magical’. In most communities there are many opportunities to interact with … Continue reading

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The Story of the Benefits of Equine Therapy Continues…

We know that work with horses can be life changing. We see it everyday as we work with our clients. They are calmer, more focused, less anxious and more confident. They take time to consider the choices they make and … Continue reading

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When Does ‘Anxiety’ Become a Problem?

We all have things that stress us out. We have a big meeting in the morning, worry about over-sleeping, and are awake all night. We worry that the outfit you have on is not ‘appropriate’ and check in with others … Continue reading

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We Know What We Do Makes a Difference!

As this CNN report shows, there is a lot of anecdotal evidence to support the effectiveness of Equine Therapy, but for many reasons, there continues to be limited ‘research’ that establish Equine Therapy as a quality, proven intervention for those … Continue reading

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How Do We Help Our Teens?

Earlier today I read and shared on our Facebook page a tragic article about a local teenager who committed suicide. The statistics are more than alarming. These young lives are far to precious for us to let them end when … Continue reading

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What Can I do Now to Help My Child/Teen Prepare For School in the Fall

During the school year life can get very hectic and we watch our kiddos struggle to get through each day. We lament that there is not more time to slow down and see what we can do to help them. … Continue reading

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Sometimes We Just Want to Know How to Help

When friends and loved ones are struggling with anxiety we are often at a loss as to what we can do to help. We want to be there for them, but my fear that we will say or do the … Continue reading

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We Need to Offer More Support

I don’t know if it is true or not, but it certainly seems to me that we are all experiencing more difficult and traumatic incidents in our lives. These are difficult times. In my own experience, my father died when … Continue reading

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Frightening Increase in Teen Suicide

The numbers are sad and scary. CBS reports on a new study showing that “Suicide is now the third leading cause of death among American adolescents”.  The study, published in the journal Pediatrics, found that the number of kids and teens … Continue reading

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How Clients Learn Resiliency Through Work With Horses

Not surprisingly, I could give you a long list of the things people can learn through work with horses, but today I want to share with you some thoughts on ‘resiliency’. In this article by Understood for learning & attention … Continue reading

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