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Grazing horses at Mica Meadows, where Idaho Youth Ranch’s Equine Assisted Psychotherapy sessions take place. Smith says the environment itself is beneficial for clients and staff alike.

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Taking the reins: Equine Assisted Psychotherapy
August 29, 2020 midnight

Taking the reins: Equine Assisted Psychotherapy

When Idaho Youth Ranch was approached to start an equine-assisted therapy program seven years ago, Amanda Smith, then-therapist for the nonprofit, was eager to be part of it.