Archive for January, 2013

Can Horses Help Your Internet Addicted Teenager?

Thursday, January 24th, 2013

A recent article in Reuters reported that in South Korea, internet addiction is a huge problem. In fact, 1 in 10 children are now internet addicts. And even after a government ban designed to address the problem, internet addiction continued to escalate as children simply learned to use their parents passwords to circumvent the law. So when a young South Korean teenager’s parents were given the suggestion to try equine therapy to combat her addiction to the internet, being at their wit’s end, they eagerly gave it a try.

Can Equine Therapy With Teens Reduce Incidences of Adult Obesity?

Friday, January 18th, 2013

equine therapyWhile there are many factors that contribute to obesity, and certainly, it would seem presumptuous to pin obesity on any one factor, as of late there has been some fascinating research that sheds needed light on obesity and, more importantly, the development of it.

Will Volunteering Improve Your Mental State?

Thursday, January 10th, 2013

volunteering with horsesChartered Psychologist Ruth Lowry explains the benefits of volunteering as, “a form of pro-social behavior that involves commitment given over an extended  period of time”.

Study Suggests that Equine Therapy is Effective

Thursday, January 3rd, 2013

equine therapyCertainly anyone willing to try an alternative therapy like equine therapy might also wonder if it is truly effective. And yet, typically, alternative therapies also are shy on research, and finding valid, and relevant studies can be challenging.

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