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Hippotherapy: Horses and the Human Condition

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To the plains Indians, horses stood for wealth and power. To ancient Arabian peoples, the horse was grace incarnate, born from the blowing of a southerly wind. Across millennia, horses have gifted their…

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- Sep 24, 2012
Dancing with Horses

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In 1997, choreographer JoAnna Mendl Shaw developed a unique collaboration between equestrianism and dance, a new connection between horse and human. By partnering natural horsemanship with elaborate choreography,…

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- Apr 08, 2012
Mustangs: Icons of the American West

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Feral. Wild. Pests. The American mustang, as much as it is an iconic figure and symbol of the spirit of the American West, has always suffered a controversial relationship with the United States.

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- Aug 01, 2011
Student of the Horse

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"I'm not a horse whisperer. I am a student of the horse. Our body language becomes the curious discourse of give and take, of pressure and release, direct and indirect -- a dance if you will," explained.…

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- Sep 24, 2010