Why Use Horses?

Horses are social animals. They have defined roles within their herds. They feel safe within their herd. They have distinct personalities, attitudes, and moods. Horses provide vast opportunities for learning about ourselves.

Most importantly, horses have the ability to read what our emotions are expressing and what our body language is telling them. Horses are honest, they never lie, they meet you right where you are at, they do not judge and they live in the moment. 
They help in the process by promoting self-awareness, providing insight, and by teaching us to trust and communicate in new ways...empowering change.
A horse can often reach where no one else can go. They can often break down the walls that keep us stuck in that hopeless negative place. A horse can help bring that broken soul to the ah ha moments and emotional breakthroughs that can bring emotional healing. 
One of the benefits horses can bring is building resilience and persistence. It takes work to develop relationships with horses. Just like people, it requires healthy communication, focus, sacrifice, and time. Working with horses requires people to be engaged in physical, emotional, and mental ways. 
Animals have a unique ability to reach out in amazing ways especially to those who are hurting.


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