Word of Mouth
9:49 am
Mon May 20, 2013

The Healing Power Of A Horse

Sharon and Chester
Sharon and Chester
Credit Sean Hurley / NHPR

Animals have long played a part in human therapy and healing; from dogs trained to assist the disabled, to all manner of animals making visits to hospitals and nursing homes. For one Vermont woman, it’s a horse that’s helped her heal; not from physical ailments, but from the emotional and spiritual scars of abuse. Sean Hurley brings us her story.

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