Plea to save wild brumby herd who roam the NSW North Coast

Local woman would use them for therapy roles Cross-posted from ABC.Net.au » By Bronwyn Herbert and Hannah Ross / 14th July 2021 A 29-year-old woman has set her sights on rescuing more than a dozen brumbies that run wild through a North Coast national park. Samantha Ross — from Halfway Creek, a mid-point between Coffs… Continue reading Plea to save wild brumby herd who roam the NSW North Coast

Video: 500 Miles

Video Description (by the Producers) The purpose of this innovative short film is to start a new, universally-understood conversation around the necessity of struggle, challenge and perseverance as they relate to creating meaning in one's life — without one, you cannot have the other. The 500 Miles film communicates the importance of this concept by… Continue reading Video: 500 Miles

Horses help nurses deal with stress

'Barn to Bedside' retreat provides coping skills for nurses LOXAHATCHEE GROVES, Fla. — Nurses are spending a day of self-care at the Dovecot Farm in Loxahatchee Groves. It's the "Barn to Bedside" retreat for health care workers dealing with stress from the pandemic. "As you know, health care has been super stressful and sometimes you… Continue reading Horses help nurses deal with stress

Compton Cowboys: The Book

Compton Cowboys "Peace Ride" for Black Lives Matter. Image: LA Taco.

We here at the Fund for Horses were happy and so proud to see all of the excellent horsemen (and women) riding their horses in the Black Lives Matter protests around the country. A hundred black horse riders showed up to support the Compton Cowboys ‘Peace Ride’ for Black Lives Matter earlier this month. The… Continue reading Compton Cowboys: The Book

Free-roaming horse Jenny cheers up German lockdown town

Y! YAHOO NEWS (May 3, 2020) | FRANKFURT am MAIN (AFP) — Every morning white mare Jenny leaves her stable to stroll through her Frankfurt neighbourhood. Bringing trams to a halt and smiles to people's faces, the free-roaming horse is brightening up the coronavirus lockdown for many. "Everyone else has to live with coronavirus restrictions… Continue reading Free-roaming horse Jenny cheers up German lockdown town

Peyo, the healing horse (video)

Peyo, dressed and ready to heal, at a hospital in France.

If this doesn't bring a tear to your eye (in the very best way), nothing will. You may want to turn the sound down before you click play. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XypgQoOBuBk The above is an excerpt only. If you wish to see more, visit this YouTube search link. We did. We cannot seem to stop watching. Related… Continue reading Peyo, the healing horse (video)

Italian Dinner to benefit Operation Warrior Horse

Healing Hoofbeats equine assisted therapy.

Healing Hoofbeats of Connecticut will be hosting an Italian dinner fundraiser at American Legion Seicheprey Post 2, 22 Hooker Ct, Bristol on Saturday, March 21, from 5 to 8 p.m.

How spending time with horses can help us heal

Big Star Ranch, Inc. Click image to visit site.

HEALING HORSES — Society has long regarded the horse as a mere servant to our needs. We have spent years exploiting and utilizing them for our own entertainment. We have assigned a value on their use rather than learn to truly understand them. They are often required to have a “job,” a purpose in life. We… Continue reading How spending time with horses can help us heal

Benton City man fights for right to keep service horse

BENTON CITY, WASH. (KVEW-TV) — A disabled Benton City man is fighting for the right to keep his service animal at his home, following push back from the city. As Tim Fulton continues to battle constant health ailments, he said he can't believe the city is trying to take away the one thing that gets him… Continue reading Benton City man fights for right to keep service horse

Equine-assisted psychotherapy: Horses as healers

CNN has done an excellent report on equine-assisted psychotherapy. Here's an excerpt: AT THE PEAK of her ballroom prowess, the lights began to dim and the music came to a stuttering stop as her health seriously deteriorated. Aged 19, May had been diagnosed with systemic lupus, a chronic condition that causes the body's immune system… Continue reading Equine-assisted psychotherapy: Horses as healers