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The Mental Health Benefits of Equine Therapy

By Melissa Riddle Chalos Talk to anyone who grew up around horses or those who own, ride, or interact with horses in any way on a regular basis, and they all agree: There’s something therapeutic about being with horses. In fact, the therapeutic nature of… Read More

Treating Trauma with Somatic Equine Therapy

By: Judith Freilich, MD Recently, I had an opportunity to attend a Spirit Workshop at The Meadows. It was wonderful, and I want to tell you about it. As a 74-year-old woman physician and psychiatrist, I probably am not the workshop’s typical attendee. My lack of experience with horses… Read More

What a Horse Taught Me About Fear and Self-Doubt

By Andrea Sauceda, Internet and Social Media Director at The Meadows It was 116 degrees on the June day my new co-worker Erin and I went to meet The Meadows’ Equine Therapy program directors for a demonstration. It was also our third day of a week-long new employee orientation process,… Read More