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Kids in foster care helped by horse therapy

Horses could help foster care youth overcome challenges thanks to a new FIU program. Researchers at FIU-BRIDGE and the Family Therapy Program at Nova Southeastern University (NSU) have partnered with Stable Place, a non-profit organization, to provide Equine Facilitated Psychotherapy as an additional form of treatment for

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Horses helping with PTSD

“The old adage ‘put your big boy pants on and go back to work’ is just stupid,” said Bruce, an undercover officer for the Longmont Police Department. “It’s antiquated and stupid, it’s not possible…. read what they are doing instead here: First responders find horse therapy helps ease

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Horses-can-recognise-human-emotion-new-study-shows

A new study has revealed that horses can recognise what people are feeling.     Read more about it here: https://www.theguardian.com/science/2016/feb/10/horses-can-recognise-human-emotion-new-study-shows

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Horses for courses

WHO WOULD BENEFIT FROM EQUINE THERAPY?   Many people can benefit from spending time around horses for a whole variety of reasons. For some it can be a way to remember what matters to them. To become more grounded and real. Being in the open air, listening

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Why horsing around is good for you: Spending time around stables proven to reduce stress

Why horsing around is good for you: Spending time around stables proven to reduce stress

Teens that spend time around horses have less symptoms of anxiety. Available to teens in Southern Tasmania at Full Gallop. Read more …

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Horses helping ex soldiers

Veterans, struggling to deal with their return to every day life, are being helped by horses. Now available in Tasmania through Fullgallop.      

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Equine Therapy … a rare reprieve for veterans from symptoms of PTSD

Equine Therapy … a rare reprieve for veterans from symptoms of PTSD

Veterans working with horses are getting results that office based, talk therapy just can not compete with. This therapy now available in Tasmania through Full Gallop

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Kids and horses in Tasmania … don’t worry … be happy!

Kids and horses in Tasmania … don’t worry … be happy!

  Finally a study that shows what we already knew … that kids in touch with horses are less stressed.Now available for kids in Tasmania.

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Horses Join Therapy Sessions With Violence-Prone Patients

Patients working with the horses at Greystone Park Psychiatric Hospital said that grooming the horses and other kinesthetic activities reduced their anxiety. One patient who had been frequently violent during 15 years of hospital commitment was “moved to tears” working with the horses and preferred the largest

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Caring for horses eases dementia symptoms

Spending time with horses eases the symptoms of Alzheimer’s dementia, American research suggests. The study, said to be the first of kind, was a collaboration between Ohio State University, an equine therapy center and an adult daycare center. It found that people with Alzheimer’s were able to

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