Working with Horses

How can horse therapy help couples, individuals and families? Shelley Greene, Ph.D., Professor of Family Therapy at Nova Southeastern University and co-founder of Stable Place, explains that equine assisted therapy offers something unique in the world of mental health therapy. Why horses? Because horses are prey animals, individuals need to work on themselves and their own relationship skills to gain the horse’s trust. This segment will show horses interacting with clients and will explain how this kind of therapy works.

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