HORSES AS HEALERS

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SRU Study Shows Therapeutic Riding Reduces Stress Levels Of Adolescents With Autism

February 21, 2019

New Jersey Graduate Student On research Team

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. — Anyone who's been to the Storm Harbor Equestrian Center at Slippery Rock University can see the benefits horseback riding has for children and young adults on the autism spectrum. Until recently, the evidence was based on the smiles on their faces, improved moods and other immeasurable indicators of reduced stress. But ...

Access Equestrian Volunteer Named Equus Foundation Champion

VALHALLA, N.Y. — "Not just any day but every day at the barn is a great day," said Sara Garden, one of five volunteers to receive Ariat boots as part of the EQUUS Foundation Champions program, sponsored by Ariat International to inspire and reward equine service.

"Everyone has a story to share of how horses impacted their lives — how they bring us joy and help heal ...

Special Rider Finds Being In The Saddle A Perfect Fit

BRIDGEHAMTON, N.Y. — EQUUS Foundation President, Lynn Coakley, met Sophie Baghdassarian, at the 2018 Hampton Classic's Adoption Day with Adoptable Horses presented by the EQUUS Foundation.

Sophie had earned her place to compete in the championships of the Long Island Horse Show Series for Riders with Disabilities (LIHSSRD), hosted annually by the Hampton Classic Horse ...

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