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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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Not just horsing around … psychologists put their faith in equine therapies

Not just horsing around … psychologists put their faith in equine therapies

In a Sussex field, a large bay horse is galloping around, tail held high. This magnificent creature is one of a new army of animals that is helping therapists to treat everything from addiction to autism to post-traumatic stress disorder. Read More.

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Horses Help Heal Veterans

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CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. — The U.S. Marine Corps, known for turning out some of the military’s toughest warriors, is studying how to make its troops even tougher through meditative practices, yoga-type stretching and exercises based on mindfulness. READ MORE here: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/01/22/marine-corps-mindfulness-meditation_n_2526244.html?utm_hp_ref=email_share

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Horse therapy helps people surmount personal obstacles

Horse therapy helps people surmount personal obstacles

HILLIER, ONT.—Deb Tattersall watches in amazement as her usually taciturn daughter chats easily with someone she’s just met. “She’s completely found her voice,” Tattersall marvels. “That is totally the horses.” Horses are Suki Tattersall’s therapist. By working with them in guided interaction, the 17-year-old is learning to

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EAGALA In Practice Video

EAGALA In Practice Video
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