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Neglected Horses Help Heal at-Risk Teens at Rescue Farm


Animals  (tags: horses, teens, youth, neglected, abused, rescue, protection, interaction, healing, emotional )

Jo
- 4369 days ago - desmoinesregister.com
Her rescue program for abused and neglected horses was separate from her therapy program for at-risk youth. But the teens tended to be drawn to the most troubled horses.



   

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Louis Milne (5)
Thursday June 28, 2007, 10:45 am
A story that will touch every heart. What a wonderful woman! What wonderful work! Hard to imagine anything more vital, important and worthwhile. Deb Hoyt is a living saint. Iím sending her thanks and appreciation and love over the cyberspace. LM.
 

Mary J (29)
Thursday June 28, 2007, 12:21 pm
Great post. We all can learn from this program. When children, animals, people are abused, their healing requires acceptance, trust, and opportunity to love. Horses are amazingly sensitive wonderful beings that are too often maligned as stupid big animals that only respond to force. Thank you for a story that demomstrates the power of caring for others.
 
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