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

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

Being herding animals, horses rely on an acute stream of sensory data to sense safety or danger; they can also hear the human heartbeat within four feet, and research on heart-rate variability indicates that horses have a profound ability to synchronize their own heartbeat with that of human beings. Here's a link to the story in theguardian: https://www.theguardian.com/science/2015/jun/23/equine-therapy-horses-medical-treatment

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