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  • Tue 13 Nov 2018
  • Tue, November 13, 2018

Therapeutic Riding Proves More Than Horse Play

Parents and caretakers are almost unanimous – for those with disabilities, there’s something about horses. The relationships and bonds formed with the animals can be transformative. As Greg Mellen, The Orange County Register/TNS Reports: HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. – Eddie Brennan is all charged up. The hyper 4-year-old, who has autism, has already charged through a puddle, and writhes as his nanny struggles to remove his shoes and socks. But when Brennan climbs on the back of Kattie, a dark bay…

Equine Assisted Counseling/Horse Therapy

We had more free time last summer than usual when school was out and I decided to take my children for some sibling bonding through horse therapy.  They enjoyed visiting the farm once a week during the summer months and it was a nice break from the normal routine.   I enjoyed the focus on nurturing their relationship and the horses were very peaceful and serene.  Although the therapy was technically for my kids, I found it to be therapeutic for me as well. What…

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Caboodle: Just getting started

As you can see we are just starting out and we have big dreams at Caboodle! We are in the earliest stages of putting all this together just for you.  We can’t wait to show you all the amazing ways we plan to make your life easier.  We still have some tidying up to do around here so hang in there as we continue to add posts, make changes and get things moving along.    See something you like?  Let…

Writers Wanted

Would you like to share your story?  Have you always wanted to write?  Are you passionate about what it means to be a caregiver? Would you like to help or inspire others through your stories and knowledge?   We want to hear from you whether you are a caregiver, therapist, first responder, physician, teacher, business owner, special needs advocate or any combination of these things. And you don’t have to be a terrific writer either! At Caboodle, it’s the content that…