Dealing with PTSD with a Dog's Help

Dealing with PTSD with a Dog's Help

When I was given the honor of writing a blog post for RideQuickie, I was initially going to discuss the special bond that people have with their dogs. My six-year-old Golden Retriever, Sadie, is a hugely important part of my life, so of course I want to say everything I can about my love for her. I had a draft almost ready to submit when the horrific shooting in Las Vegas happened. How Sadie got me through the post-traumatic stress associated with it is what I truly would like to write about.

Posted on 10/17/2017 12:00:00 AM | 0 comments


The Therapeutic Background of Equine Therapy

The Therapeutic Background of Equine Therapy

Therapeutic horseback riding, a type of equine-assisted psychotherapy, is a form of social, physical, and emotional therapy. In Ancient Greece, horseback riding was a well-known treatment for people who wished to rid themselves of physical or mental ailments. However, it wasn't until 1900 that therapeutic horseback riding began to be used in Canada and the United States.

Posted on 10/10/2017 12:00:00 AM | 0 comments


Am I Ready for a Service Dog?

Am I Ready for a Service Dog?

Krystal Greco, 22, was only 14 years old when a ruptured disc left her paralyzed from the waist down. She had just started high school and had to face this life-changing injury on top of all the typical challenges and drama that come with being a teenager in a new town.

Posted on 10/3/2017 12:00:00 AM | 0 comments


National Disability Employment Awareness Month

National Disability Employment Awareness Month

In 1988, the United States Congress declared October to be National Disability Employment Month to highlight the diverse contributions citizens can make to the workforce in spite of physical limitations. To celebrate this month we would like to draw your attention to some of our bloggers and how they have learned to make their mark on this world.

Posted on 10/2/2017 12:00:00 AM | 1 comments


Cardboard Boxes, Part 2

Cardboard Boxes, Part 2

I did it! I moved out! And hey, I actually survived! This last month has been an absolute whirlwind of emotion but the storm finally seems to be calming as I'm settling into my new place. Here's a look in my journal after my first day and first week in my apartment.

Posted on 9/26/2017 12:00:00 AM | 0 comments


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