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By Susan Salk on September 9, 2011
Tentative at first, a child lifts a hand to touch the velvet muzzle of the shiny chestnut Thoroughbred. The horse lowers his mighty head pushing his soft nose into the outstretched hand. Reassuring the child he answers the unasked question: Yes, I will help. To a child diagnosed and suffering with depression, anxiety, or other special circumstances, life can often be difficult and dark. But for a lucky few who find their way to an innovative horse-therapy program offered at Newington, N.H. riding stable Wild Irish Farm, life becomes somehow better when they get to take riding lessons on a […]