Links and Resources

For more information about how equine assisted and facilitated modalities are benefiting people, you may want to check out some of the following links:

Team Building and Professional Development

General Information about Equine Assisted Modalities

Article about Equine Coaching from Kate Neligan

Facebook Page – Current News Articles on all Modalities – Healing With Horses:  Nova Scotia News

Compilation of Articles on Equine Assisted Modalities and Activities

TEDx Talk:  Tracy Weber:  Horse Wisdom for the Human World

Facebook Page:  Equine Assisted Mental Health and Wellbeing

Article on Equine Therapy a Growing Trend

Children and Youth

Paper on Equine Assisted Therapy with Children:  Doc Ann Equine Therapy

Three Case Studies:  Equine Facilitated Therapy and Complex Trauma (youth): Journal of Child and Adolescent Trauma

CTV Broadcast:  Horses Helping Youth in Equine Assisted Learning Program

Online Article:  Horses Reduce Stress in Children:  Research at Washington State University

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder – VETERANS

A Different Journey:  A veteran with PTSD and his experience with horses (video)

Wounded Warriors Canada/Can Praxis Veterans’ Programs (video)

Help for PTSD – Online Article

Canadian Government Researches Benefits of Equine Assisted Modalities for Veterans

Equine Assisted Therapy Program for Veterans Receives Support

Programs for Veterans with PTSD supported in Virginia

Psychology Today Article:  Healing with the help of the horse:  PTSD

Blue Star Ranch Helps Veterans Overcome PTSD

Equine Assisted Psychotherapy

Science Daily Article:  Equine assisted psychotherapy for people with mental and behavioural health issues:  New Mexico State University Study

Facebook Page:  Equine Assisted Psychotherapy and Learning in Nova Scotia

Health Care Professionals

Video:  Horses Teaching Bedside Manner to Doctors at Rutgers Univeristy

Education for Mental Health Professionals

Equine Assisted Mental Health Practitioner Certificate:  University of Denver

Facebook Page: Equine Assisted Mental Health:  University of Denver