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The Long Ride Home (Horse Boy Book 2)

Hurry Up and Read! Online Book Club Discusses The Horse Boy Book 2 August 22

Monday, August 22 at 5 pm PST we will meet online to discuss The Long Ride Home by Rupert Isaacson. See below for details on how to join us. From Amazon: When his son Rowan was diagnosed with autism, Rupert Isaacson feared they might never communicate. But when he discovered Rowan responded to horses, they […]

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The Neurohormone Oxytocin and Its Relationship to Learning

Watch this video where I read from an amazing article by TTouch practitioner Robin Bernhard, LCSW, Med, which appears in my sister Robyn Hood’s book, All Wrapped Up For You. The article is about learning. We are very much enjoying the new and fascinating connections between touch, oxytocin (a neurohormone released when we touch, and […]

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My Interview with Allen Schoen, DVM, Author of the Compassionate Equestrian

Liquid Crystalline Collagen theory and the relationship of our understanding of TTouch In this interview I talk with Dr. Allen Schoen, author of the fascinating book The Compassionate Equestrian about the liquid crystalline collagen theory and its relationship to what we do in TTouch. Dr.Schoen is an international speaker and teacher of holistic veterinary medicine […]

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Meet Poldi and Ingo

Tanja Brandt is a German photographer who has dedicated her career towards photographing animals and wildlife. In one of her most recent projects, Brandt shot photographs of a highly unlikely pair of friends – Ingo, the Belgian shepherd; and Poldi (Napoleon), the one-year-old owlet. This is a beautiful and pretty dramatic demonstration of interspecies connections, […]

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Remembering the Snow Leopards: San Francisco SPCA Fundraiser

I sprung out of bed a little before dawn to watch the daylight touch the water of San Francisco Bay while reading a beautiful message of light in her heart and it brought back the feeling I had last night as I shared Tellington TTouch® with about 50 people attending my seminar at the  San […]

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Two Hurting Hearts Healed

Two Hurting Hearts Healed

Two hurting hearts After losing his parents, this 3 year old orangutan was so depressed he wouldn’t eat and didn’t respond to any medical treatments. The veterinarians thought he would surely die from sadness.The zoo keepers found an old sick dog on the grounds in the park at the zoo where the orangutan lived and took […]

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Horses Helping Children with Autism: Horse Boy World

At my horse workshop in Cedar Creek, Texas the end of October I had the pleasure of having Horse Boy program director, Iliane Lorenz and interns in the 4-day training along with two of their wonderful horses from The Horse Boy program, Spirit and Marvel. After my training I went to visit Their center, just […]

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Jasmine the Rescue Dog: Cared for to Carer

 I am frequently asked some thought-provoking questions. “Do I believe that animals are capable of emotions like we humans?” The answer is yes. Some poignant memories that come to mind in response to that question:Our Great Dane, Tiger’s obvious look of guilt when he ate a whole roast beef I had foolishly left on the […]

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Elephant memories

Tellington TTouch Equine Practitioner, Tina Hutton, recently alerted me to a fascinating study on elephant intelligence posted on Discovery News Video on Animals: Elephants Show Cooperation on Test. Check it out! http://news.discovery.com/videos/animals-elephants-show-cooperation-on-test.html Tina has been teaching TTouch and riding for more than two decades and is an MBS Feldenkrais Practitioner incorporating cutting-edge concepts in her trainings. Tina commented: “Very interesting research. […]

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The Story of Mugs – A beloved kitty, teacher to the end.

  I am sharing my longtime friend’s, Jane, story about her beloved Kitty Mugs and the journey she went through during his cancer diagnosis and eventual passing.  Nearly everyone who has enjoyed animals as a part of their lives will relate to the difficult decisions that can arise due to terminal illness, severe injury, or […]

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