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Equine Therapy

Therapy Mini-Horses Bring A Whole Lot Of Happiness To A Hospital

AP | LINDSEY TANNER | Posted 12.04.2014 | Green

CHICAGO (AP) -- Though it may sound like one, this is no joke: Two miniature horses trotted into a hospital. Doctors and patients did double-takes ...

Equine Coaching: What Horses Can Teach Us About Personal Growth

Kate Neligan | Posted 01.18.2015 | Impact
Kate Neligan

There is a reason why Winston Churchill said, "There is something about the outside of a horse that is good for the inside of a man." He knew something about the equine species that many of us are just learning now.

Veterans Find Help From Horses

Robert Piper | Posted 11.01.2014 | Impact
Robert Piper

Giving veterans access to best health care should be the highest priority.

8 Reasons You Should Learn To Love These Under-Appreciated Animals

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 08.14.2014 | Healthy Living

"If you are not a horse person, it might be hard to understand why some people love their horses so much," writes HuffPost blogger, bestselling author...

The White Horses of the Camargue

K.J. Wetherholt | Posted 07.10.2014 | Travel
K.J. Wetherholt

These, as one of the oldest breeds of horse alive, also remind us that there is beauty in nature worth nurturing, and a true partnership to be had, if we allow ourselves the profundity of such a relationship.

Yagana Shah

The Surprising Way Horses Can Help Ease Alzheimer's Symptoms | Yagana Shah | Posted 05.06.2014 | Fifty

Who knew a farm could be the answer to coping with the symptoms of Alzheimer's disease? A new study says that spending time with horses could provide ...

McCrossan Boys Ranch: A Great Place to Make a Difference on #GivingTuesday

Christy Menning | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Christy Menning

Tucked away in a charming ranch setting on the outskirts of Sioux Falls, South Dakota. McCrossan's is a place where many boys have found "New Hope for a Better Life."

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

Posted 09.10.2013 | OWN

On a quiet California ranch, Koelle Simpson helps people confront their greatest fears and heal their deepest wounds—by asking them to enter a p...

A Really Good Question

Jeff Hensley | Posted 07.17.2013 | Impact
Jeff Hensley

The vast majority of these are worthy and noble endeavors, showing veterans their service is appreciated. And yet, far too many veterans struggle with the transition to civilian life. With all these organizations offering help, how can this be?

We're Only Ever Being Walked Home, an Unexpected Journey from Head to Heart

Shayne Traviss | Posted 07.16.2013 | Impact
Shayne Traviss

As we moved across the corral towards the children I briefly looked around to see which child I wanted to work with and was quickly reminded of my intent, "let go" and when I did the child chose me.

Changing Course

Jeff Hensley | Posted 06.14.2013 | Impact
Jeff Hensley

When we, as a town, as a state, as a nation, embrace our returning warriors and offer them the support of programs like "Hooves for Heroes," their lives change in profound ways. I know because it happened to me.

Soldiers in Saddles

Clarissa Burt | Posted 05.20.2013 | Impact
Clarissa Burt

"There is something about the outside of a horse that's good for the inside of a man," a quote by Winston Churchill, is the sentiment this nonprofit lives by.

Giddy Up and Fly Away

Tracy Shaffer | Posted 10.10.2012 | Denver
Tracy Shaffer

SaddleUp! Foundation is dedicated to empowering individuals with special needs through equine assisted activities and therapies provided at a family-friendly ranch.

Wyatt Webb's Horses Will Change Your Life If You Let Them

Caroline Walker | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Caroline Walker

Even cowboys get the blues. Some bluer than others. Take Wyatt Webb, whose life 30 years ago was straight out of one of the country songs he was singi...