A Healing Gait

May 2012
PN;May2012, Vol. 66 Issue 5, p29
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The article focuses on the horse program therapy BraveHearts, a part of the Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship (PATH) International network which aim to help people with disabilities, pioneered by ovarian cancer survivor Marge Tautkus Gunnar.


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