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What Horses Really Want

By Claire Dorotik-Nana, LMFT

Love, understanding, trust. These are the words we hear to describe what people look for in relationships, and while they may guide our actions with …

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What Horses Really Want

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  1. Claire, I agree with you completely! I run an equine assisted learning & therapy center in northern Virginia, and I witness clients regularly projecting their own human needs, emotions and insecurities onto the horses. Safety is a horse’s fundamental concern and need. We actually use this with great success when working with at-risk youth, who have tended to NOT have their basic needs met. The horses’ basic need for safety is a great model for these youth, who are seeking how to get their needs met constructively and how to build trust with others.
    Thanks for your article.

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