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Mini Therapy Horses ๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿด | TOGETHER by Star Stable | Episode 1

October 19, 2019


– Therapy horses! Horses that are used in therapy for humans. That’s what we’re gonna be talking about today! – Obviously cute animals makes you happy,
but does it work as real therapy? – How could it not work? I think you are about to be convinced. That’s why we are here today at Seven Oaks
Farm, Ohio. – And we’re gonna meet miniature therapy
horses! – Ahhhhhh! Hiiii! – Lisa! -Hey! -Oh my god, it’s so nice to meet you! – You to! – Who’s this? – This is Wendy! I am owner of Seven Oaks Farm and also
president of a non-profit called Seven Oaks Farm Mini Therapy Horses and this is just
one of 24 little horses that we take out, and we do visits with them. We go into senior homes and visit with the
patients there, and then we also do a lot of kids programming and visit kids with them there
as well. – A lot of people have never seen a miniature
horse, you know some peple have had some interaction with a big horse, the full size riding horse,
but to see a mini, there’s just something very magical about these guys. When you see them you wanna pet them, and,
you know, get to know them when you see these little guys. And for the kids, a lot of them have never
seen a real horse, so to see a tiny horse on top of it for them is just… they wanna
know you know everything about them and “I wanna see its teeth”, “I wanna see its
feet”, “I wanna see everything”. – I am a full time handler/trainer/lover of
horses and animals in general. – What kind of training do you do? What do you have to train these horses to
do? – Horses are flight animals, so if something
that they’ve never experienced comes along their first instinct is to run. And so we train them for literally everything
under the moon. WHEELCHAIR TRAINING SESSION
– Their learning time frame is about 10 seconds long. Their first memory of something is very important,
because that’s like the bottom building block that everything else gets put on, so the first
memory or exposure to something, it’s really important that that’s very positive. Because if the first one is bad, every time
when they see that wheelchair they will experience that bad time. Horses see two separate images, so when we
train I have to train the left side and then I’ve got to train the right side because they
don’t know what each other is doing. – Research tells us that the equines have
a brain that works very much like somebody with autism does, and I think they understand
that and so people with autism I think identify the way an animal behaves and is. They think in pictures where we have a different
kind of memory system. Kids come here that have autism and are wanting
to spend time with the animals. How the animals respond to those kids is very
fascinating to watch and it’s just wonderful. – So we’ve just arrived to a school here in Cincinnati. – And we’re gonna follow these horses around
on a day at work for them. – Lisa is already inside the school, she’s
talking about the anti-bullying program, and today they’re collaborating with the police! And therefore – the outfits. – We’re a new program. Not a lot of people are using horses but since I
love horses and I had horses it seemed like the natural thing. We do the same thing that you see dogs, people
take dogs into hospotals and places like that for comfort, and we do the same thing with horses. They’re a very unsual animal, they’re very
adept to what we do, they like being petted, they like being with people. And it’s just, you know… the reactions we
get when you walk into somebody’s room and they realize “that’s not a dog, it’s a horse”! Everybody gets excited. – How do you deal with the people or the kids
that haven’t met a horse before? Or are scared of them? – I often have the kids come up to my side,
and I talk through it with them that they’re trained to be around you and that they just
wanna say hi to you. And I’ll take a kids hand and, if they want
to, sometimes they just kinda wanna stare at them and stay with me and that’s fine! A lot of times you’ll have a kid that will
sit next to you and then all of a sudden be in my lap. And then wanna hold the horse and then wanna
pet all over the horse and… their face lights up and then they just turn into this different
person. – I’m Shelby, I work for Seven Oaks Farm,
pretty much full time, and then I also go to school. One of my majors is actually psychology, so
when I started in my major I had the opportunity to start research. So I look at HRV levels and the horses while
being around people. And then my other studies are actually about
the people and how mood shifts before and after interaction. Research has shown so far that emotionally,
they’re therapy, and so my research is hopefully going to be showing that they lighten mood. – Horses help people in so many different
ways. And it’s very apparent that these therapy
horses, they heal these people and… that makes me so happy. – And I’m so impressed by the horses, that
they’re able to stand there, like so calm in such an unpredictable environment. That is really cool. – Oh and they’re so cute! I don’t know what to do with myself. They’re so… – #Cutenessoverload
– Yes!

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  1. We hope that you love the first episode of Together! ๐Ÿ’— Remember, this content is separate from the Star Stable game, so while something may appear in the series, that doesn't necessarily mean it will be in the game. ๐Ÿ˜Š

  2. Honestly star stable why are you banning people with so little proof and it happed to so many people . Like Denise and I am going to stop the least you can do is give them there money back

  3. I have an idea for another update! UNICORNS! Just like jorvik wild horses, in wild areas they will be unicorns, but on farms and in bigger towns they will be normal horses. What do you think?

  4. There so cute ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜!!! Can you please add them so sso. If you do maybe we can do liberty with them since their to small to ride.

  5. I have a great idea for star stable if they love them so much! How about……………they……………………add them to……………………….STAR STABLE!!!!!!!!!!! yay if they did that would be nice

  6. Omg! Starsrable we need these horses!! With their own functions where you can't ride them but you can lead them at different speeds! And they can walk freely in your stable! I need these! Like to help sso see this!!

  7. Amazing!!!! I love this series โค๏ธโค๏ธโค๏ธโค๏ธโค๏ธ๐ŸŽ๐ŸŽ๐ŸŽ๐ŸŽ๐ŸŽ๐ŸŽ๐Ÿด๐Ÿด๐Ÿด๐Ÿด๐Ÿด

  8. That's funny. I opened a go fund me page for my friend Tyler who is trying to get a therapy horse. He's a full size therapy horse. Used for trails and riding and just to help Tyler heal and to be there for him

  9. #cutenessoverload
    Sooo cute ๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿ’Ž๐ŸŒน๐ŸŒˆ๐Ÿ˜ฑ๐Ÿ˜ญ๐Ÿ˜˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜

  10. The undertitle is too fast… I didnโ€˜t understand it ๐Ÿ˜” (I canโ€˜t speak englisch very well ๐Ÿ˜‚)

  11. I used to volunteer at a stable but they were no very nice to me so me and my friend want to get two together when we are a bit older

  12. Omg make mini horses Iโ€™m star stables and we can like buy then for 300 sc and we can walk and run around with them!!! Omg please Iโ€™m going to buy them alllllll!

  13. o my gash! Ik heb zelf autisme. Zo lief om deze handicap erbij te betrekken. Ik kreeg er gwn vochtige ogen van! love you sso!!!

  14. Two crazy girls – Karin & Matilda – will be together in every video… I'm sooo excited!! โค๐Ÿ˜

  15. GUYS!!! its 2018. and i think, before SSO's birthday is coming, we HAVE to reach 200k subbers for SSO. So Come on #starfam We can do it!!! (we have totally seven months so we can do it perfectly ) so go #starfam !!!

  16. thanks you thanks you thanks sso you have given me a new idea for Monday funday or funday Monday but thank you!!!

  17. Perhaps we will refresh the look of Jorvik ponies a little? Some new animations, etc? They are so cute in every respect ๐Ÿ’—๐Ÿ’—๐Ÿ’—๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜

  18. I do theraputic horseback riding i ride a percheron named micah and i also do theraputic Carriage Driving on a couple horses a halflinger named Stumper ,Patsy a halfinger cross and Nicholas a morgan cross โ˜บ๐Ÿ‡

  19. Can you add mini horses to star stable so it could follow your horse that your riding for company. If you do thank you. If you like my idea like my comment.

  20. Star stable can u plz make the game for mobile btw ma tablet on the play store cause I really wanna play it and I have no laptop or computer
    Can u make the next update u have for any mobile devices cause most ppl miss out on playing if they have no pc or mac

  21. I love the horses!! #cutenessoverload!! Love you guys!! Thank you so much for what all you guys do!!

  22. OMG IF U ADD THESE HORSES IM GONNA CRY…..maby put them for Jc because u canโ€™t ride them โค๏ธ

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