The Cushing, OK branch of Enbridge, a North American energy delivery company, partnered with us here at The Right Path. Five of their employees generously volunteered their time and talents to help us repair fencing and build part of our new Extreme Mountain Trail course for our Hooves on the Ground veterans program. Their skill … Continue reading Thank you, Enbridge!
Have you ever wondered why we use horses? Unlike many other animals, horses have the unique ability to perceive the cognitive and emotional state of humans. According to PATH Intl., “Equines are able to perceive, respond to, and learn from the impressions they receive from minimal sensory stimuli. The stimulus may originate from changes in … Continue reading Why Horses?
What Has 5 Hearts?
Have you ever heard the term “horses have five hearts”? Well, that’s because the frogs (not the ones that croak and hop; the v-shaped, sponge-like tissue in the middle of the hoof) function similarly to a heart by pumping blood. The horse was created without a muscular structure surrounding the veins in its lower … Continue reading What Has 5 Hearts?
First Touch Events
The 2019 Horse Tales Literacy Project has officially begun with the first touch events! We took horses to the schools to meet the students and hand out the first book and corresponding curriculum. The shocked faces at the first sight of a horse INSIDE their school are precious! Each student received their first book and … Continue reading First Touch Events
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