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Do Horses Really Mirror People in Equine Therapy?

In the world of equine facilitated psychotherapy, the fascination of working with an extremely large, and often frightening animal, especially in a way that offers insight, and possibly healing, has held an exclusive allure for those who have come to know of this powerful therapy.

And while people lucky enough to have experienced the strange feeling of wellness, calm, and centeredness that a horse can bring...
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A Short History of Equine Therapy

As early as 1969, the North American Riding for the Handicapped Association (NARHA) recognized the physically therapeutic impact of riding for those with physical disabilities. With promising results, the interest in this approach grew, and NARHA soon expanded to it present size of more than 800 member centers, over 3,500 certified instructors and 6,500 members.
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