Equine Therapy Offers Benefits for Struggling Teens

One of the biggest barriers for teens trying to maintain healthy relationships is learning how to communicate emotions effectively. Many teens feel out of touch with their emotions, try to hide how they feel from others, and struggle to recognize nonverbal cues that help them read other people’s emotions. While they may feel isolated from …

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Horses Foster Growth: Four Benefits of Equine Therapy

Horses and humans have had strong bonds for thousands of years. One of the reasons for this close relationship is the power of the horse to perceive and understand human emotion.  Horses can tell if there’s been a change in their environment because of the way their brains are comprised. Because they are prey animals, …

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How Equine Therapy Works For Troubled Teens

For teenagers who already have a negative connotation with therapy, likely remaining closed up in a traditional therapeutic setting, there is another form of therapy that is more…untraditional.  There’s relationship building involved, personal responsibility development, and even… scooping up poop.  Yes, working with horses is a highly effective treatment approach and this article explains why.

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