Horse Power

Horses have physical beauty and a gentle nature. In a study published in Society and Animals researches found that participants who engaged in therapy that involved spending time with horses reported significantly less distress and an enhanced sense of well-being that lingered for as long as 6 months after treatment.  “Horses can teach us to be more authentically present in all our relationships,” says Kathy Pike,founder of and a leader in equine facilitated learning. ___ Terri Trespicio

Published in Prevention Magazine


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