The Saturday Evening Post recently published this overview of the equine services emerging the past 60 years here in the US. There are thousands of practitioners, though, not just hundreds, around the world.
Before Devon Combs (pictured above) stepped into the arena at Mirasol Recovery Centers, she felt lost. At just 21 years old, she had already been faking happiness for years, but her battle with depression and bulimia had recently led her to drop out of school, contemplate suicide, and spend time in a Denver psychiatric ward. Then she met equine therapist Marla Kuhn and Jack the therapy horse. . . . MORE