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Horses that heal: how equine therapy is helping people find peace of mind

By |2016-10-14T18:41:43-04:00August 2nd, 2016|Categories: Medicine & Horsemanship program|Tags: , , , |

The Guardian: Horses make great companions for psychotherapy because they can mirror and respond to human behavior. And crucially, ‘there’s no judgment with a horse’ It’s Saturday night in downtown Long Beach, California, and laughter can be heard from the streets below. Sarah Smith is sprawled on her bed, diligently peeling through sociology notes, preparing for [...]

Medical students enhance patient skills by interacting with horses

By |2016-10-14T18:41:43-04:00June 2nd, 2016|Categories: Medicine & Horsemanship program|

The exercise at Raven Hill Farms in Warwick is to understand the value of non-verbal communications WARWICK — Eighteen first-and second-year medical students from Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine in Middletown, along with their professor and staff, recently spent an unusual afternoon at Raven Hill Farms, a local horse farm in the Town of Warwick. The [...]

American Osteopathic Association: Unique program helps medical students build nonverbal communication skills

By |2016-10-14T18:41:44-04:00June 2nd, 2016|Categories: Medicine & Horsemanship program|

STRAIGHT FROM THE HORSE’S MOUTH TouroCOM-Middletown students learn to establish trust and recognize nonverbal cues through Medicine and Horsemanship program. By MARY ANN RAUSA EmailMONDAY, MAY 9, 2016 The five “patients” are scattered throughout the barn. A group of 18 student government leaders from Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine-Middletown (TouroCOM-Middletown) enters the corral, deciding which one [...]

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