Articles Tagged 'Horse Therapy'

The Benefits of Therapeutic Horseback Riding

Expert Equestrian Articles — June 2, 2018
When you partner with a 1,000-pound horse, you gain incredible confidence to feel empowered in facing the challenges of your own life. Therapeutic horseback riding promotes horses as stewards to help broad populations of individuals with emotional, physical and/or cognitive challenges progress in their individualized equestrian goals and learn riding… Read more »

Courtney Cares: The Grimshaw Equine Therapeutic Riding Program

Expert Equestrian Articles — April 10, 2018
Preparing Students for the Future of Equine Assisted Therapy. Equine-assisted therapy programs have been put into practice all over the country as a recreational activity for individuals with special needs. These programs help in a variety of ways, including developing and increasing differentiated life skills and attributes, and allowing them… Read more »

Therapeutic Horses of Caisson Stable

Expert Equestrian Articles — February 25, 2012
Learn about how horses are helping wounded warriors through a therapeutic riding program By Susan Seligman Natasha McKinnon is a bubbly 24-year-old chatting away about horses. But it is not your usual equine conversation. Soldier McKinnon lost part of her leg when her convoy was hit in Iraq. The horses… Read more »

Return to Freedom - Wild Horse Sanctuary

Expert Equestrian Articles — May 26, 2010
By Corinne Brown In the much debated struggle to save America’s wild horses and burros, it appears that the equines are losing, but it won’t be without a fight. The remaining herds, amounting to approximately 28,000 free ranging animals in 10 states, a dramatic reduction over the last twenty years,… Read more »

The Promise: My Defining Moment

Expert Equestrian Articles — March 23, 2010
By Laurie Wagner, Volunteer Ambassador Days End Farm Horse Rescue   You know, I’ve had many people tell me I should write a book about my life. I thought I would start here, about a story of a “promise” that was made at a horse rescue, back in the year… Read more »

The Horses of the Caisson Stable… Honoring Those Who Served

Expert Equestrian Articles — February 25, 2010
By Susan Seligman My 6 AM arrival seemed painfully early, but this was the army, and everyone had already reported for duty at the Caisson stables by 4:00. Eight military funerals are scheduled today, and the soldiers of the elite Caisson platoon at the Ft. Myer army base in Arlington,… Read more »

Horse Rescues: Helping Unwanted Horses

Expert Equestrian Articles — February 25, 2010
Learn about Unwanted Horses in America, spotlighting Days End Horse Farm and Kentucky's Secretariat Center By Equitrekking host Darley Newman Lately, more and more people are talking about the unwanted horse problem in America. It seems to be everywhere I turn, and not just in the news. I’m hearing stories… Read more »

Therapeutic Riding in Portland, OR

Expert Equestrian Articles — February 25, 2010
Read about a Portland, Oregon metropolitan center offering a comprehensive, three-fold therapeutic equine program For 8 year old Emily the chance to ride a horse and focus on the fun she was having rather than her upcoming chemotherapy session was an event that turned her life around. Not only her's,… Read more »