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One More Day

One More Day

Join the ponies of Healing Hooves as they navigate the loss of a dear herd member and find ways to stay connected in ways that go so much deeper than being with.

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Who Am I?

Who Am I?

Read this book to your child and help them appreciate all of who they are – and are becoming – as much as you do, while they enjoy photos of the horses of Healing Hooves who star in and inspire all the stories!
This is the first picture book in the Healing Hooves series and features the work of award winning photographer, Jeff McIntosh.

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What Would Skye Say?

What Would Skye Say?

Read our brand new therapeutic story! This one is a little different as it’s a very real exploration of grief and the loss our precious herd leader Skye, from the perspective of his best friend Dubh and a Healing Hooves client who has asked that we share her and Dubh’s story. ‘Bella’ hopes that sharing this story will help others like her who are struggling with feelings of loss and overwhelm. Thank you Bella for your courage and grace in asking us to share this story!

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Three Steps a Day

Three Steps a Day

Join me in my commitment to talking three simple steps a day which will hopefully make life a little brighter during this difficult time. As always I’ll be turning to our animals as role models, guides and for some inspiration for putting this commitment into practice!

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Holding On

Holding On

How do we hold on to those we love when we can’t be with them? This story explores themes of loss, missing, and frustration through a gentle story featuring the ponies of Healing Hooves. It is grounded in a six stage model for attachment developed by Dr. Gordon Neufeld and provides a great way to make space for the sadness of loss while holding on to those we love in deep and powerful ways.

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