Buttercup is a seven-year-old miniature horse who lives at the homestead. Students participate in caring for her, grooming her, taking her on walks, and building trusting relationships.
Equine therapy utilizes the relationship between humans and horses to help individuals heal and improve relationships with themselves and others. Through activities such as grooming, leading, and caregiving, horses can provide a unique and therapeutic opportunity for those who are looking to strengthen their relationships with themselves and those around them. The relationship between a person and an animal can be incredibly powerful, and this is especially true when it comes to horsees