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It’s Not About Food, Part II by Ashley Boyer As seen in Brio Magazine in August 2007. Last month you heard from Melissa,* who received help with her battle against Anorexia at Canopy Cove Eating Disorder Treatment Center in Tallahassee, Florida. Melissa told how an eating disorder isn’t about food but about issues of approval,… read more

It’s Not About Food by Ashley Boyer As seen in Brio Magazine in July 2007. Fallen Angel. Ghost. The Grinch. Lucifer. Ursula. These are the names girls have given their eating disorders. It’s all part of the healing process that goes on at Canopy Cove, an eating disorder treatment center in Tallahassee, Florida. Last December,… read more

Emotional Rescue Breaking Through the Boundaries and Barriers Located among the majestic oaks and canopied roads of Northern Florida lies a treatment facility for woman unlike any other.Its natural beauty and pastoral peace work to combat one of modern society’s most formidable disorders.Its success, in part, rests on the shoulders of the horse, which gifts… read more

Does this make me look fat? by Lynda Brogdon, Ph.D. From The Tallahassee Woman Magazine October/November 2008 How many times have you heard this question asked, or, how many times have you asked this question yourself?If the answer is “a lot” then you are not in the minority. The focus on thinness and flawlessness has… read more

22by Lynda Brogdon, Ph.D. From The Connection Tallahassee Memorial Eating disorders negatively affect the lives of hundreds of thousands of Americans. Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa and Compulsive Overeating are becoming increasingly prevalent in our society. These unhealthy patterns of eating behaviors each have specific characteristics: Anorexia Nervosa: Intense fear of gaining weight or becoming fat,… read more

Taken from Women and Horses, January / February 2006 Winter brings about a number of changes for many of us horse lovers. Blanketing, more stall time for horses who often run freely, buying hay instead of rotating off and on pasture, changing to a winter feed, less daylight riding time, frozen water pipes or iced… read more

by Lynda A. Brogdon, Ph.D., C.E.D.S., C.E.A.T. Dreams become realities when we remember to follow them. As a child, maybe it was simply the chance to see a horse that was enough to settle your urgent yearning to have one of your own. Or maybe riding a horse at a nearby stable was as far… read more

by Trish Higgins Kurowski * Some names have been changed Lynne Hinnant on Christmas morning in 1994 The day Miriam Richardson* reached the end of her rope, she went out and bought a large chain and a padlock. When she brought it home, she placed it around the refrigerator, locked it, and left for work.… read more

“With the help of equine-assisted therapy, women with eating disorders are finding some balance.” Dr. Lynda Brogdon Located among the majestic oaks and canopied roads of Northern Florida lies a treatment facility for women unlike any other. Its natural beauty and pastoral peace work to combat one of modern society’s most formidable disorders. Its success,… read more

Published in The VOICE magazine January issue 1999 Excerpt from “A Walking Horse that Continues to Give After 30 something years” Sweet Georgia Brown is a Valued Member of Canopy Cove’s Equine Therapy Team For over thirty years Sweet Georgia has brought smiles to the faces of countless people. His showring career began so long… read more

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