Horses and Parenting – Part 2

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If you missed Part 1 of “Horses and Parenting” please click on the link. Calm, Connect, Correction Even if not traumatized, we all experience fear. When we are in a state of fear, the brain switches to the amygdala and shuts down other systems. Therefore, when we parent out of fear, either in ourselves or…

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Helper our newest therapy dog

Helper newest therapy dog

I read 2 articles recently about therapy animals and thought I would give you a brief summary of each. They both are about the use of service animals for children and adults. Equine Therapy The first article was in the magazine section of the Arizona Republic, each week they have a special section called “Wednesday’s…

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Can Equine-assisted Therapy Help?

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Have you tried talking to a therapist but don’t feel it’s helping? Are you someone who connects more by doing than speaking? If the answer is yes, then maybe equine-assisted therapy can help you. What is Equine-assisted Therapy? Equine-assisted therapy involves horses to assist clients. By interacting with an animal like a horse, clients can: Observe the horse’s…

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