Category Archives: Trauma

How does Equine Therapy Work?

I have not posted a blog in so long! We were very involved in making our First Annual Really N.E.A.T. Benefit Concert a success, and I really let sharing information with you all slide! My apologies. Today I want to … Continue reading

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The Growing Support for Equine Assisted Therapy

Of course we see it in the work we do. We see that children, teens and even adults can experience learning, growth and change through work with horses. They become less impulsive. They become less self-conscious. They become less anxious. … Continue reading

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When We Know Better, We Do Better

There is a growing body of knowledge about the long-term, life changing impact of early childhood trauma. In this post on the Institute for Attachment and Child Development website they take a look at how “Early trauma negatively impacts the … Continue reading

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Equine Therapy and Depression

We know that so many people are struggling with depression. From very young children to senior citizens, depression is now the leading cause of disability world wide. This great article in Medical Express talks about how we can build resiliency … Continue reading

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Equine Therapy Has Far Reaching Benefits

We know this to be true, but it is always so moving for me to hear about how horses are helping people to heal and I often hear it in the most unexpected places! While listening to NPR radio yesterday … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays (Not Always)

Living with ‘special needs’ children and teens offers daily challenges but, after time, you figure out what you have to do to make things work.  Who cares if they have hotdogs for breakfast, always wears a blue shirt or can’t … Continue reading

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The Power of Equine Therapy

More and more we are hearing about how people around the world are finding the incredible benefits of doing healing work with horses. Whether in a ‘traditional therapeutic riding’ environment, a program that only does work on the ground, or … Continue reading

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Your TAX DEDUCTIBLE Donation Will Help Children and Teens

Through a partnership with the For Kids Foundation, you can now make TAX DEDUCTIBLE CONTRIBUTIONS to a N.E.A.T. Scholarship fund! To donate, you can mail a check to: 834 Willow St, Reno, NV 89502 and put N.E.A.T. in the ‘for’ … Continue reading

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A Closer Look at Anxiety

As I have shared before, most of us experience some anxiety in our lives. We get anxious when we are running late, or maybe when we have a big project/assignment due. We might have some anxiety when we have an … Continue reading

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Helping Kids & Teen With Social, Emotional, Behavioral and Mental Health Challenges

We are so happy to announce that, through a partnership with the For Kids Foundation, you can now make TAX DEDUCTIBLE CONTRIBUTIONS to a N.E.A.T. Scholarship fund! To donate, you can mail a check to: 834 Willow St, Reno, NV … Continue reading

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