Reading stories together can be a wonderful ways to connect with our kids. It can also help us address areas of concern or need without overwhelming a child or triggering defenses. Th books on this list have been tried and tested at Healing Hooves and are both attachment friendly and simply great books which kids love!read more
Our border collie has strong instincts to chase horses – which gets her in to trouble and creates frustration. Finding insight based solutions to help Maggie express her emotions safely provides parallels and learnings to other contexts – including parenting and self expression.read more
This free user’s guide helps parents and professionals decide when, how and to whom to read therapeutic stories from Healing Hooves and elsewhere.read more
Read part one of our therapeutic story featuring a mischievous shetland pony who rarely remembers to think before he acts.
You can download the full illustrated story (for no charge) by following the link within this blog post.read more
Read the conclusion of our therapeutic story about unconditional love and grace. A great story to share with children who struggle with guilt and shame.read more
Some pain is just too painful to touch directly. Some words may not be said out loud. How can we help children heal from wounds that feel too vulnerable and overwhelming to even name?read more