Healing through horses

Cedar Mountain Center offers special program

CODY - "You picked the hardest horse," Tabitha was told more than once.

Tabitha, a client in the Cedar Mountain Center's substance abuse recovery program, didn't care. There were plenty of horses that were quiet and still and gentle. Pebbles wasn't like that - "She had a high, intense energy," Tabitha said.

For better or worse, Tabitha saw a little bit of herself in Pebbles, and she was drawn to the animal.

"I watched how the other clients interacted with the horses, and nobody was interacting with the horse I chose," Tabitha said. "So I picked her, because I felt a little bit like that myself...


Reader Comments(0)