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HELP FOR CHILDREN; Buckeye Ranch will end horse therapy

Feb 03, 2018 - The Columbus Dispatch (Ohio)

Buckeye Ranch in Grove City will no longer offer equine-assisted therapy to children as a type of mental-health treatment.

Officials with the nonprofit group said the program will end Friday because of its cost.

For 20 years, children receiving group therapy at the residential treatment center, 5665 Hoover Road, have had the option of being joined by a horse during counseling sessions. Advocates of such programs say interacting and bonding with horses helps people cope with difficult...