Terena Thomas, CEIP-ED, the founder of Hooves for the Heart, LLC has been a registered riding instructor with NARHA for over ten years and is a Certified Equine Interaction Professional. She has won numerous awards in Western and English disciplines. Horses have long been a passion of hers and knowing how much comfort they brought to her growing up, it was only natural for her to create a program of equine intervention for the emotionally disturbed children living in foster care with her family. Her love of horses and children creates an atmosphere of respect and honor for all living creatures.
It's Not Just Horsing Around with Defiant Kids
is a strategic design for equine assisted therapy with high-risk children. This product
covers the step-by-step plan of specialized riding lessons for children suffering from emotional disorders. The goal of this product is to provide guidance, insight and knowledge to professionals interested in starting or enhancing a program of their own.
Teaching tools including six complete lesson plans, three DVDs with full visuals to guide you, PLUS a bonus informational DVD. Everything you need to know for a successful program to help challenging children, just add a horse and your horse sense! This program has helped children with: ADD, ADHD, Reactive Attachment Disorder, Aspergers, Autism, Bi Polar Disorder, Depression, ODD, as well as other diagnosis.