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Horses and Human Health

Horses and Human Health: Equine Assisted Addiction Therapy at The Arbor

Horse Therapy: Healing Hooves in South Africa

Horse Therapy in South AfircaAgainst the backdrop of the Tygerberg Hills and fields of ripening vines and flowering plumbago, a chestnut mare and a Basotho mountain pony are being chased around a hay- covered paddock by a gleeful, shrieking horde of novice African cowboys.

Horse has calming effect on cancer patient

Horses and Human Health 

Here's a story from England showing how horses can have a great impact on human health!

Healing horses: Ed the Horse has calming effect on cancer patient

Horses Have a Miraculous Effect on People with Alzheimer’s

Horses Have a Miraculous Effect on People with Alzheimer’sAlzheimer’s and Healing Horses

The breathtaking majesty of equine power and grace has given horses a storied place in the lives and legends of human beings. Now, a new study from Ohio State University has found that horses can also have a near-magical effect on people with Alzheimer’s disease.

Healing horses: horse therapy helps people live in the moment

Healing horses: horse therapy helps people live in the momentHaving spent the last 15 years around horses and people who care for them, it is easy to see the high therapeutic value horses have.

Foals May Offer Clues to Autism

Veterinary researchers at the University of California, Davis, are teaming up with their colleagues in human medicine to investigate a troubling disorder in newborn horses and are exploring possible connections to childhood autism. The common link, the researchers suggest, may be abnormal levels of naturally occurring neurosteroids.

Meet Your New Therapist. He's Wise, Compassionate...And Likes To Eat Hay

By Martha Beck

A cool coastal-California breeze settles in around us as Koelle Simpson and I, sitting side by side on an observation deck, gaze into a round pen below. Inside the pen, a woman named Avery* stands nervously beside a half-ton chocolate-colored horse named Ernie. She eyes him warily. Ernie eyes her back. Then Koelle gives Avery the deceptively casual, heavily loaded instruction, "Do whatever you want."

Healing power of horses: the Wild Horse Inmate Program

 By Tim Hayes, author of Riding Home: The Power of Horses To Heal
 

Horses and Human Health: Equine Therapy Opens Doors

Horses and Human HealthEight years ago, after a car accident during a spring break trip while in college, doctors told Terri Pruitt's mother to prepare for the worst.

"When it all first happened," Karen Evans said, "they told me she wasn't going to live. There was nothing I could do. I needed to make preparations."

Therapists share healing powers of horses at international EAGALA conference

Therapists share healing powers of horses at international EAGALA conference
FARMINGTON — Psychiatrist Julia Temple has been seeking ways to lift her professional practice, and when she attended an equine-assisted therapy workshop Thursday, the horses all but threw the answer in her face.
 

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