Mini Horse, Mighty Hope: How a Herd of Miniature Horses Provides Comfort and Healing (Paperback)
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Illness and trauma touch us all. Into the uncertainty and pain trots a herd of tiny horses, bringing a smile, a laugh, a chance to heal.
Mini Horse, Mighty Hope introduces you to Gentle Carousel Miniature Therapy Horses, one of the largest equine therapy programs in the world. You'll experience moments of comfort, hope, healing, and even miracles as you follow these spirited mini horses on visits to children's and veterans' hospitals, victims of natural disasters, survivors of and first responders to mass shootings, and more. Along the way, you'll also get to know the founder of Gentle Carousel as she shares how the love of these marvelous little creatures has helped her navigate her own struggles and challenges.
Perfect for animal lovers, people who enjoy true stories of healing, and anyone who has undergone trials and longs for hope.
About the Author
Debbie Garcia-Bengochea is a bestselling author and award-winning commercial artist and photographer, as well as cofounder with her husband, Jorge, of Gentle Carousel Miniature Therapy Horses. The charity's miniature horses interact with an estimated 25,000 people all over the country each year, including survivors, first responders, and more. One of their horses was named one of history's ten most heroic animals by Time magazine and declared the Most Heroic Pet in America by AARP. Debbie and Jorge live in Florida. Learn more about the therapy horses at www.gentlecarouseltherapyhorses.com.Peggy Frezon is a contributing editor of All Creatures magazine and the author of books about the human-animal bond. A regular contributor to Guideposts magazine, Peggy also contributes to the annual All God's Creatures Daily Devotions for Animal Lovers, and her stories can be found in dozens of Chicken Soup for the Soul books. Peggy and her husband rescue senior golden retrievers and volunteer doing therapy dog work. Learn more at www.peggyfrezon.com.