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Attachment Theory

This explanation and review of attachment theory explains a key aspect of the theory underpinning the approach followed at Healing Hooves. It is a good read for anyone interested in attachment theory, whether as a part of an equine therapy approach or elsewhere.

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Why Horses: Making it Safe to Show Up

Many people have good reason NOT to seek help. They may have experienced the world and relationships as unsafe places; or counselling as unhelpful, boring, and a waste time. We cannot even begin to help someone unless something motivates them to show up – both physically and emotionally – despite all the reasons not to. This article explores how and why horses are often that ‘something’.

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