Equine Therapy

Equine Therapy at Canopy Cove It’s true. The relationship between human and horse is unlike any other relationship. There is something special about a horse that brings about a sense of peace when nothing else can. This seems to be true even for those who think that they are afraid of horses and especially for… read more

We had an interesting situation that created a lot of anxiety for everyone in our family.  We had more horses than stalls and winter was coming.  “What do we do?” became the question at hand.   Pondering the question and proposing various solutions became a familiar topic of conversation and pastime.  None of the solutions were… read more

When asked to comment on one of my favorite horse experiences, I just became dumbfounded.   There are so many that are special, it was very difficult to come up with just one. After a several days of contemplation, I finally decided to share some (not just one) of my many touching experiences with the… read more

Have you seen the YouTube video of one of our equine team members, Charm, frolicking in her pasture?  You just can’t miss this! In this video we see Charm really kicking it up and showing her joy.  Charm has no shyness about expressing herself and is especially grateful when she can share her joy with… read more

As many of you may know, we took our 16 month old Walking Horse filly, Jazz-a-Belle, to training last Wednesday, July 3.  We had carefully selected the trainer to “start her” since we knew that it was time for her to begin her training or schooling.  All were in agreement, after careful consideration, that she… read more

The fascination with the art of communicating with horses has existed for many years, but, until more recently this phenomenon was somewhat ambiguous.  However, it gained momentum with the publication of a number of books that provided a framework to understand the ways of a horse.   A number of movies have also contributed to our… read more

There is hardly anything more special than a baby almost anything.  That sentence might stump you at first, but once you read it a couple of times, I think most of you will agree.  Babies are special. An infant child is the most precious parcel you can imagine.  That cuddly bundle with cooing noises and… read more

//www.rainbowbridge.com/ Dusty came into our lives when he was only 5 years old in 1985.  We were looking for a pleasure horse for my husband to ride on field trials when a friend mentioned that he knew of a horse that might be suited for just that.  I was able to go see the young… read more

Does Equine Assisted Therapy Really Help Those Who Struggle with Eating Disorders Well of course my bias is a resounding Absolutely!   Yet, it is difficult to specifically describe the “How” it really works.   Providing examples of the therapeutic activities that we use in our sessions would probably sell the process short as well.   Yet, I… read more

The relationship between human and horse is unlike any other relationship. There is something special about a horse that brings about a sense of peace when nothing else can. This seems to be true even for those who think that they are afraid of horses and especially for those individuals who are struggling with an… read more