FOX 47 - Health News
MADISON (WMSN) -- An organization in Verona is showing you can face anything, with the help of horses.
Tracy Miller says until last Fall, it had been years since she'd been near a horse.
"It was a little intimidating - especially working with this big guy. The next time I worked with her I was [going to] let go of the fear I had and the experience was completely different," said Tracy Miller, Madison Resident.
She says she realized what she learned in the ring, she had to take into real life.
"At the time I was experiencing chronic pain from arthritis and I needed to have a hip replacement. It was after the second time working with the horse that I actually scheduled the surgery," said Miller.
Tracy isn't alone. More than 75 people have come out to A Stable Path over the past two years. They hope to reach our to more organizations in Dane County to offer this unique program.
"We can see better relationships, improved communication in families,"said Jo Winston, A Stable Path Co-Facilitator.
Jo Winston and Kirsten Engel are certified in teaching anyone personal awareness through horses, meant for people to improve their personal lives.
"Everything is on the ground. We say choose a horse take it on the lead rope and go investigate these scary objects. Then we'll say if there were something scary in your life - this scary thing - what would it be? How did you get the horse to overcome their fear?" said Winston.
"They're good at pointing out our strength also - showing us what we're good at," said Kirsten Engle, A Stable Path Co-Facilitator.
For Tracy, she says it's meant improving her life.
"It teaches lessons about ourselves that we sometimes can't learn from human beings!" said Miller.
Sun. - Fri. on FOX 47 News at 9!
Top Health Headlines (foxnews.com)
|FDA expands lung cancer approval for Bristol-Myers' drug|
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday expanded its approval of Bristol-Myers Squibb Co's immunotherapy drug Opdivo for patients with an additional form of advanced lung cancer.
|Many babies exposed to unnecessary pain in research|
Babies often suffer unnecessary pain in clinical studies, potentially breaching international standards for ethical research, according to a new review of the medical literature.
|Something strange is happening with placebos in America|
Figure this one out: The fake drugs we know as placebos seem to be getting more and more effective in the US.
|Florida woman on the mend after mistaking glue for eye drops|
A Florida woman is reportedly healing after doctors pried apart her eyelids, which got stuck together when she mistook superglue for eye drops.
|Boom in gene-editing studies amid ethics debate over its use|
The hottest tool in biology has scientists using words like revolutionary as they describe the long-term potential: wiping out certain mosquitoes that carry malaria, treating genetic diseases like sickle cell, preventing babies from inheriting a life-threatening disorder.
Tonight on FOX 47
5:00pm Two and a Half Men
5:30pm Big Bang Theory
6:00pm Modern Family
6:30pm Big Bang Theory
7:00pm Minority Report
8:00pm Scream Queens
9:00pm FOX 47 News at 9
9:35pm Modern Family
10:05pm Mike & Molly
10:35pm 2 Broke Girls
11:05pm Two and a Half Men
11:35pm The Simpsons
12:05am Mike & Molly