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  • Equine Therapy Helping Veterans with PTSD

    Nov 13, 2014

  • Equine Assisted Pyschotherapy and Veterans

    Feb 23, 2012

    "There's something about the outside of a horse that is good for the inside of a man." - Winston Churchill

  • Futher Education

    Aug 22, 2010

    In order to remain “cutting edge” one must partake in continuing education. In July 2010 the co-founders of Blended Spirits Ranch, Debbie Ellis and Sandy Long, journeyed to Elgin, Illinois to attend a seminar taught by Mr. Greg Kersten, the founder of EAP (Equine Assisted Psychotherapy).

  • Five Reasons Why Horsemanship is Beneficial to Children

    Aug 20, 2010

    Horses are large animals typically weigh anywhere between 800-2500 pounds. Children often feel intimidated by their imposing presence. Accomplishing and mastering various tasks with a horse, in a non-threatening environment, establishes a sense of confidence, and self esteem in a child. Overcoming this trepidation also provides a positive experience for overcoming other intimidating and challenging situations that children encounter in their young lives.