horse 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

On the website Equisearch “For People Who Love Horses” it states that, “When it comes to sharpening your horse’s mental fitness and tuning him up physically, don’t overlook the value of a solid, steady trot. This two-beat gait has more natural impulsion, rhythm and symmetry than the walk or canter, and you can put these… read more

We recently helped a client who didn’t know that Canopy Cove was located in right here in Tallahassee, Florida. She lived here in Tallahassee, but had initially sought treatment at another facility in Florida after doing a Google search and not finding our treatment center just a few miles away from here home. It was… 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

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