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  1. Horse Training
    Made this flat bridge for a non-profit charity for equine therapy and for their use in training their Special Olympics team. Simple project for a teen! Easy to move with any tractor. 4x6 posts and either 2x6 or 2x8 boards for the top.
  2. Horse Tack and Equipment
    A little background: My 13 year old daughter (5'7", 130lbs) suffered from a spinal stroke about a year and a half ago. She wasn't supposed to walk again but through intense therapy she has regained most of her abilities however she does still suffer from extreme weakness in her glutes and...
  3. Horse Health
    Hey all, I've been looking into the idea of checking out some of these cold wraps I've seen from different companies all saying they require no gels, no ice, and instantly cool with water.. I was wondering if anyone was using any of these products already or had input on them compared to Ice...
  4. Horse Health
    I am looking to go into water therapy, or aqua therapy for my horses. I am wondering which is better to go with: the AquaPacer or the AquaTred? One is above ground and the other is built in. Has anyone tried both? Or is one better than the other? Which ones have you used and the pros/cons...
  5. Equine Careers and Education
    Hey all! I'm a junior in high school currently, and I've been riding for about 10 years -- but I've loved horses my entire life! I'm not sure where I want to go to college or major in yet (as most people don't), but I know that I want to have horses in my life, and that I'm interested in helping...
  6. Rider Wellness
    Hi all! I was around for a few months last year and really enjoyed this site. I have a thread here http://www.horseforum.com/member-journals/ms-riding-lesson-journal-270921/ on my riding lessons, trying to keep track of how I was coming along. I had a really bad accident in October. Which I...
  7. Horse Talk
    Does being around horses help you cope with life's difficulties? I've just written a book about a girl with a cleft lip & palate who finds comfort in the company of her horse, and reading around the subject I found there's growing evidence of the benefits of riding for human well-being. I've put...
  8. Horse Talk
    I just wanted to share my latest blog post about my horse and my Autistic son. It's a quick read :) Thank You. I'll Be Here All Week.: "All I pay my psychiatrist is the cost of feed and hay, and she'll listen to me all day." :)
  9. Horse Health
    At the therapy program I work for (Sunrise Center North, hence the username ;] ) we have a horse named JW. J is a gorgeous 20 year old 16 hand chestnut thoroughbred with serious self esteem issues. He loves people. He'll do whatever you ask of him, but he's got issues with other horses. JW spent...
  10. Horse Breeds
    Hi im krystin im a college student and going to start using horses as therapy for special education students and possibly handicap people. basically use them for therapy. to help with a rbroad range of people and i was wondering opinions on the best breed to use for this therapy. a horse that...
  11. Horse Training
    Hi im krystin im a college student and going to start using horses as therapy for special education students and possibly handicap people. basically use them for therapy. to help with a rbroad range of people and i was wondering opinions on the best breed to use for this therapy. a horse that...
  12. Horse Health
    Hey everyone I found this AWESOME book that has natural therapies for horses to help prevent founder and laminitis. I would really suggest taking a look at it to learn more about it you can check out their website here Laminitis (Founder) Advice
  13. Welcome! Introduce yourself here!
    Hello horse world and everyone else. Today I joined the horse forum and now I can talk about the love of my life, my husband. Bet that threw you off. The Horse love of my life is Baylee, and guess what color he is? I'll give you a clue. I had 30 seconds to come up with a name at his vet-check...
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