The Healing Power of Horses - Page 2
 
 

       The Horse Forum > Horse Resources > Horse Articles

The Healing Power of Horses

This is a discussion on The Healing Power of Horses within the Horse Articles forums, part of the Horse Resources category

     
    LinkBack Thread Tools
        05-10-2011, 05:15 AM
      #11
    Guest
    I have re-read my response to Claire’s article. It appears to me that Claire’s interest Is primarily that of a human psychologist looking closely as to how a horse can be of help in the treatment of a human. Personally I am interested to view the subject from exactly the opposite perspective – how do we humans use the interplay we have with horses to treat the ‘wayward’ horse? After all if there are some recognised interactions, as I believe there are, then the therapy must travel two ways – ie there and back.
    Most of us on this forum know how horses can fill a gap in a human’s life and each of us chooses to own a horse for ‘personal’ reasons. We don’t pay out significant sums of money on a weekly basis nor do we allocate hours from every day for no personal benefit. We humans seek amongst other ‘rewards’: companionship, need, perceived affection, achievement , adrenaline, etc, etc.
    But if we humans are to further consider exactly what might be available to us, then first we have to acknowledge that the brain of a horse allows a greater degree of intelligence than many of us are prepared to consider.
    Claire has declared her agenda . I repeat my earlier question, how can we work with her whilst she looks at the human’s perspective and we look at the subject from the horse’s perspective?
    If you get my drift.
         
    Sponsored Links
    Advertisement
     

    Tags
    equine therapy, horse training, horses healing, psychotherapy

    Quick Reply
    Please help keep the Horse Forum enjoyable by reporting rude posts.
    Message:
    Options

    Register Now

    In order to be able to post messages on the The Horse Forum forums, you must first register.

    Already have a Horse Forum account?
    Members are allowed only one account per person at the Horse Forum, so if you've made an account here in the past you'll need to continue using that account. Please do not create a new account or you may lose access to the Horse Forum. If you need help recovering your existing account, please Contact Us. We'll be glad to help!

    New to the Horse Forum?
    Please choose a username you will be satisfied with using for the duration of your membership at the Horse Forum. We do not change members' usernames upon request because that would make it difficult for everyone to keep track of who is who on the forum. For that reason, please do not incorporate your horse's name into your username so that you are not stuck with a username related to a horse you may no longer have some day, or use any other username you may no longer identify with or care for in the future.

    User Name:
    Password
    Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
    Password:
    Confirm Password:
    Email Address
    Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
    Email Address:

    Log-in

    Human Verification

    In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.


    Old Thread Warning
    This thread is more than 90 days old. When a thread is this old, it is often better to start a new thread rather than post to it. However, If you feel you have something of value to add to this particular thread, you can do so by checking the box below before submitting your post.

    Thread Tools

    Similar Threads
    Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
    I need a bit with more stopping power.. Kymbadina Horse Tack and Equipment 32 01-25-2011 10:41 PM
    power float damaradony Tack and Equipment Classifieds 0 01-26-2009 02:46 PM
    wound healing lovemyponies Horse Health 10 09-17-2008 06:38 PM
    Horses and healing in Memphis, Tennessee walliedoodle Meet the Community 3 01-20-2008 03:07 PM



    All times are GMT -4. The time now is 03:32 PM.


    Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
    Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
    Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0