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Horses and Human Health

Horses and human health: horses bringing peace and hope to veterans

Horses and human health: horses bringing peace and hope to veteransTHE calming power of horses is being used to bring peace and new hope to former servicemen’s lives.

Charity Salute is teaming up with Barden Lane Stables in Burnley to help armed forces veterans cope with their rehabilitation after the traumas of spending time in the world’s war zones.

A special place where the therapists are horses

Horses human health a special place where the therapists are horsesSome might consider activities involving horses as being only for those with strong arms and legs. After all, these animals are large and the movies suggest that a John Wayne or Clint Eastwood type is required to control them.

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
 

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