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Why Horses?

Equine Assisted Psychotherapy and Equine Assisted Learning

Equine Assisted Psychotherapy and Equine Assisted Learning:  EAP and EAL incorporates horses experientially for emotional growth and learning.  It is a collaborative effort between licensed therapists and horse professionals working with the clients and horses to address treatment goals.


Benefits of Using Horses as an Avenue for Improving Lives

Equine Therapy is beneficial when used to enhance or compliment other forms of therapy.  As is true in all forms of therapy and self-improvement goals, the desire to change must come from within or it will be short-lived. Of secondary importance is having access to a strong network of people who genuinely have the clients’ best interests at heart.


Videos that Illustrate Benefits of Horse Therapy



Equine Therapy Program at The Ranch

A great story by the BBC about the Equine Therapy program at The Ranch Recovery Center in Nunnelly, Tennessee.  Woman release some of her deepest fear and emotions.


How Horses Help an Army Veteran Heal from PTSD | In Deep Shift | Oprah Winfrey Network

Brian Mancini is an Army veteran who battles post-traumatic stress disorder after having served in Baghdad. To help with his emotional recovery, he's turned to equine therapy—a practice that uses specially trained horses to help improve a person's physical and emotional states.


Margaret Kelleher, Psy.D.  

Equine Therapy and Counseling Near Sellwood in Portland

Psychologist Margaret provides an overview of EAP - Equine Assisted Psychotherapy.


Autism, and other Physical Disabilities

Horse Therapy Help Autistic Children

Full Story:  Horse Therapy

Global News

Woman suffers mental stress after man douses her with gasoline and lights a match.

Canadian Government funds this Equine Program called, Melody Acres.



Equine-Assisted Therapy and Trauma Informed Care

Therapy and Trauma Informed Care, Sarah Jenkins, Trauma Therapist, EMDR Consultant, Dragonfly International Therapy . com & EAEMDR . com

Sarah discusses how to assist victims of trauma using equine therapy.


Troubled Teens with Sexual Abuse, Trauma & Addiction Issues Get Help from a Horse Named DJ


Horse therapy for PTSD sufferers 24.01.12

Britain Program PTSD 

Sufferers of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder are benefiting from a new equine therapy. Serving soldiers and veterans are taking part in the Dare to Live programme which uses interaction with horses to help deal with the disorder. It is the brainchild of a former Territorial Army soldier who suffers from PTSD

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